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SubjectRe: [PATCH] 1-2-3 GB
On 13 Jan 2002, H. Peter Anvin wrote:

> By the way, expect user programs to fail due to lack of address space
> if you only give them 1 GB of userspace. At 1 GB of userspace there
> is *no* address space which is compatible with the normal address
> space map available to the user process.
>
> I would personally vote against including that particular option.

It could be useful for machines where most activity happens
inside the kernel, though. Think of TUX web or ftp servers
or dedicated NFS servers.

regards,

Rik
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