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SubjectRe: PROBLEM: Linux 2.6.0-test11 only lets me use 1GB out of 2GB ram.
William> 2:2 splits are at least technically ABI violations, which
William> is probably why this isn't merged etc. Applications
William> sensitive to it are uncommon.
William> Yes, the SVR4 i386 ELF/ABI spec literally mandates
William> 0xC0000000 as the top of the process address space.

On Wed, Dec 10, 2003 at 09:48:11PM -0800, Roland Dreier wrote:
> What about the 4G/4G split stuff for x86 (which is in 2.6 as well as
> the RH EL 3 kernel)? It seems that would be just as big a violation
> of the ABI...

I oversimplified it. It only requires it to be at or above 0xC0000000,
so the 4/4 patches are compliant.


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