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Old 04-01-2001, 11:29 AM   #1
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I posted something the other day in response
to somebody else's question but I think I should
have actually started a thread - sorry for the

My quesstion is:
I want to run a large simulation on an
Intel machine and I was wondering just how
much memory I could access in one process?

The machine is a 4 CPU Xenon machine with
4 Gb of RAM and I was planing on using
a 2.4 kernel with gcc and glibc.

Is it true that I can only use 2 Gb -- that's
what somebody told me, but they're not exactly
Linux gurus! If this is so, does BSD of Solaris
on Intel get me around these limitations perhaps?

Old 04-02-2001, 06:33 AM   #2
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Yep, the 2.4 kernel supports up to 4 GB of RAM.


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