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SubjectRe: mmap'ing a large file
Followup to:  <1029342745.8255.6.camel@lemsip>
By author: Gianni Tedesco <>
In newsgroup:
> Intel is a 32bit architecture, that is to say the address space is 2^32
> bytes (4GB), of this address space the kernel takes the top 2GB and
> userspace the bottom 2GB.

NAK. 3 GB userspace, 1 GB kernel space is the default.

The 3 GB is subdivided into 1 GB for the program, and 2 GB for libraries
and other mmaps (grows up) and the stack (grows down).

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