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SubjectRe: experiences beyond 4 GB RAM with 2.4.22


On Tue, 16 Sep 2003, Stephan von Krawczynski wrote:

> On Tue, 16 Sep 2003 10:11:49 -0300 (BRT)
> Marcelo Tosatti <marcelo.tosatti@cyclades.com.br> wrote:
>
> > Oh... Jens just pointed bounce buffering is needed for the upper 2Gs.
> >
> > Maybe you have a SCSI card+disks to test ? 8)
>
> Well, I do understand the bounce buffer problem, but honestly the current way
> of handling the situation seems questionable at least. If you ever tried such a
> system you notice it is a lot worse than just dumping the additional ram above
> 4GB. You can really watch your network connections go bogus which is just
> unacceptable.

All is fine with 4GB?

> Is there any thinkable way to ommit the bounce buffers and still
> do something useful with the beyond-4GB ram parts?
> We should not leave the current bad situation as is...

No way to omit the bounce buffers.

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