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SubjectRe: mmap dirty limits on 32 bit kernels (Was: [BUG] New Kernel Bugs)
Linus Torvalds wrote:

> So the _only_ explanation today for 12GB on a 32-bit machine is
> (a) insanity
> or
> (b) being so lazy as to not bother to upgrade
> and in either case, my personal reaction is "I'm *not* crazy, and yes, I'm
> lazy too, and I can't give a rats *ss about those problems".

How about...

c) they bought it at the beginning of a project and are stuck with it
because they aren't getting any more money for hardware

d) they've shipped it to the field and have to support it

We've got some 32-bit 8GB boxes for which both of these would hold true.

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