[BALU] 4gig+ on 32bit sys

Hugh Martin hugh.martin at csmcal.com
Sat Jun 2 06:59:20 CDT 2007


Also see http://www.redbooks.ibm.com/redbooks/pdfs/sg245287.pdf
(sections 4.2 and 8.4).  Also, remember that there are restrictions to
how memory above 4GB can be used (data only).  64-bit (even with 32-bit
apps) really opens this up.


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More info on this

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Physical_Address_Extension

Jim

Mr. Panzer wrote:
> ok with so many people asking me what I can do with upto 16gig of ram 
> on my newest box.  and other then the price of filling that up making 
> a good downpayment on a used porsche 911.  I would like to know what 
> tricks are needed to make a 32bit sys see more then 4gig ram.  I know 
> in the doze world there is PAE.  but there are some issues with that.
> and yea I understand that 64 bit is the best way to go.  ain't there 
> stuff like hugh mem flag when compiling kernel?
>
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