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SubjectRe: [bigmem-patch] 4GB with Linux on IA32
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> Yes, but we do can use 24:32 referencse (as
> pse36_extended_selectors:offset). Each process may own a ldt that allow
> him to own several 4Gb segment : code, data, stack, kernel mem mapped,
> librairies, shared mem (X11/dga -> fb mem and IPC shm).

32bit large mode.

> We may have to hack gcc & binutils so they generate references against
> new selectors. We may put the kernel mem region that the process see in

Thats probably four years work. You also need to do a large mode glibc port
so budget another year. And maybe a couple of man years for the kernel.



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