Daniel Egger <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> writes:

>> Of course there's also a physical limit and you would need a 64bit
>> CPU in order to use more than 4GB.
> Not necessarily, there some CPU extensions for x86 CPUs which
> allow larger memory sizes by using extra large pages (more
> overhead) or providing additional bits for the paging tables
> which allow for a maximum of 64 GByte on reasonably equipped
> motherboards.

That allows you to stuff more RAM into your box but you can still only
give up to 4GB to a single process simply because you cannot handle
more than 4GB in a 32bit address space.

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