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SubjectRe: the new VMt
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> > > 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...

Most cheap ass PCI hardware is built on the basis you can do linear 4Mb
allocations. There is a reason for this. You can do that 4Mb allocation on
NT or Windows 9x


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