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Re: Usable memory limit?

To: <kenneth.leung@xxxxxxxxxxxx>, <linux-xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: Usable memory limit?
From: "Aldert Zomer" <zomeral@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 1 Mar 2001 20:17:16 +0100
References: <AF84AD19B4A8D411B18500508BAF0E0E03ABF2@SE-EXCUR01-USLJ>
Sender: owner-linux-xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx
----- Original Message -----
From: <kenneth.leung@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
To: <linux-xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Thursday 1 March 2001 20:03 PM
Subject: Usable memory limit?


> Hello everyone,
>
> On our Linux + XFS machines that have 1GB of memory, the systems only
report
> seeing 898,424KB of memory. We are viewing this through the /usr/bin/top
> utility. On another machine running Linux without XFS (kernel 2.2.16-22)
> which has 2GB of memory, the system sees all the memory.
>
> Is there a barrier on how much memory is usable on the current Linux + XFS
> pre-release 0.9 version?

We're running rh7 with XFS from cvs on a box with 2 gb. Top reports 2 gb.
Perhaps the kernel in the pre-release version isn't compiled with highmem
support.


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