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SubjectRe: Regressions in the last kernels
On Sunday, 15 of June 2008, David Newall wrote:
> werner wrote:
> > During preparation and own testing for my distro; installation on computers
> > for neighbours, by reclamations by users, I learned about the following
> > problems of 2.6.26-rcX :
> >
> > 1) When compiling for i486, one cannot select/configurate more memory than
> > 4 GB, menuconfig don't show items with higher values.
> >
> Is not the i486 limited to a 4GB address space?

The point, if I understand it correctly, is that if you compile the kernel for
i486 and then run it on something that does support PAE, it will only see
4 GB of RAM.


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