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SubjectRe: Have the 2.4 kernel memory management problems on large machines been fixed?
> 7.3 has some of what is needed but not all. 

Can you outline the changes in this area? I want to make sure we're
not all fighting the same problems seperately ;-) I know bounce
buffers is one large element of that, though I believe you still
only go up to 4Gb, unless I'm mistaken?

> To go past 16Gb you need highmem mapped page tables which I'm
> pretty sure did not make it in.

You need it earlier than that if you have many large tasks (4Gb
or so).

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