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SubjectRe: [PATCH -mm 0/4] x86_64 boot: Add linked listof struct setup_data to boot protocol
Ingo wrote:
> stupidly shortsighted limit ...

Eh ... I don't think all that shortsighted ... that 4096 limit has
probably been around longer than Linux. Linus or hpa or others would
know the history better than I do.

> in case anyone knows about any other ... please tell us

We're pushing into and finding those limits as best we can, here at
SGI ;). You've heard of the canary in the mine shaft, and the elephant
in the room. Well, we're the elephant in the canary cage.

--
I won't rest till it's the best ...
Programmer, Linux Scalability
Paul Jackson <pj@sgi.com> 1.940.382.4214


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