Tino Schwarze <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> writes:

> [1] Working ain't gonna be fun - I once had an A1 poster at 300 dpi on
> an 6 GB machine and GIMP's swap grow as large as another 6 GB since GIMP
> didn't seem to be able to use more than 2 or 3 GB of memory altogether.
> (Is there a known limitation regarding maximum usable memory?)

The operating system imposes a limit on the maximum amount of memory
that can be allocated by a process. IIRC the limit is 3GB on Linux. Of
course there's also a physical limit and you would need a 64bit CPU in
order to use more than 4GB.

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