On Wed, 27 Aug 2003, David Landgren wrote:
> Irvine Short wrote:
> > I then found that this:
> > options MAXDSIZ="(2048*1024*1024)"
> > options MAXSSIZ="(128*1024*1024)" (and also 64MB)
> > options DFLDSIZ="(512*1024*1024)"
> > worked fine but not as expected - limit reports datasize unlimited.
> I've managed to crank it up as far as
> options MAXDSIZ="(3568*1024*1024)"
Cool! Although I tried 3500 & it blew up too...
> > Hyperthreading: 2 logical CPUs
> > real memory = 4025942016 (3931584K bytes)
> > and then later it says on the console something like:
> > 256MB of RAM over 4GB ignored.
> > Seems silly to waste 256MB RAM so any hints would be appreciated here
> > too.
> How can you address more than 2^32 bytes of RAM with a 32 bit
> processor? :)
Yeah, I know about PAE, but it's a 4GB machine so why is there 256MB over
the 4GB limit?
Thanks for the advice though...
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