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    SubjectRe: [PATCH 2.4.19-pre2] Make max_threads be based on normal zone size
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    Dave McCracken <dmccr@us.ibm.com> writes:

    > The max_threads config parameter (used to determine how many tasks to
    > allow) is currently calculated based on the total amount of physical memory
    > in the machine. This is wrong, since the real limiting factor is the
    > amount of memory in the normal zone.
    >
    > This patch fixes the initialization of max_threads by allowing an
    > architecture to specify how much memory is in the normal zone, and using
    > that value to initialize max_threads.

    There are lots of other functions with the same problem (like all the
    hash table sizing and others). Perhaps these should be fixed too?

    -Andi
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