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SubjectRe: the new VMt


On Mon, 25 Sep 2000, Alan Cox wrote:

> > > yep, i agree. I'm not sure what the biggest allocation is, some drivers
> > > might use megabytes or contiguous RAM?
> >
> > Stupidity has no limits...
>
> Unfortunately its frequently wired into the hardware to save a few cents on
> scatter gather logic.

Since when hardware folks became exempt from the rule above? 128K is
almost tolerable, there were requests for 64 _mega_bytes...

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