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SubjectRe: High Mem Options
Hi Tim,

Every system can NOT manage more than 4GB memory on x86 processor (32 bits processor).
Because the system addressing is limited to 32Bits, well memory > 4GB is used generaly for memory spare...

Best regards,
Michael

On Wed, 05 Mar 2003 06:28:36 -0500
"Reed, Timothy A" <timothy.a.reed@lmco.com> wrote:

> Hello all,
> Yet another quick question...is there any down side to using the
> 64GB option over the 4GB option if the machine only has 2GB of RAM onboard??
> I would think this would be a performance issue? Does the kernel only use
> the translation table if it has to access any memory location over 4GB?
>
> TIA
> Tim Reed
> Email: timothy.a.reed@lmco.com
>
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