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SubjectRe: 2.6.17-rc3-mm1
On Fri, 12 May 2006 00:40:25 -0700, Andrew Morton <akpm@osdl.org> wrote:

> "J.A. Magallón" <jamagallon@ono.com> wrote:
> >
> > On Mon, 1 May 2006 01:47:37 -0700, Andrew Morton <akpm@osdl.org> wrote:
> >
> > >
> > > ftp://ftp.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/people/akpm/patches/2.6/2.6.17-rc3/2.6.17-rc3-mm1/
> > >
> >
> > I have just noticed that the support for 1Gb low mem has been dropped.
> > Any poblems, is it considered a disgusting hack or just by acccident ?
> >
>
> It's risky and breaks stuff and caused Andi to go on an extensive debugging
> session because someone diddled with it.
>
> So we hid it behind CONFIG_EMBEDDED, which has kinda come to mean
> CONFIG_YOU_DONT_WANT_TO_FUTZ_WITH_THIS_STUFF.

OK, thanks.
Now I think its better just to buy 1Gb more mem and stop using this :)

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