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From: Arjan van de Ven <arjan@infradead.org>
To: Norbert Kiesel <nkiesel@tbdnetworks.com>
Cc: linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org
Subject: Re: Why is "Memory split" Kconfig option only for EMBEDDED?
Date: Wed, 06 Dec 2006 12:58:19 +0100	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <1165406299.3233.436.camel@laptopd505.fenrus.org> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <1165405350.5954.213.camel@titan.tbdnetworks.com>

On Wed, 2006-12-06 at 12:42 +0100, Norbert Kiesel wrote:
> Hi,
> 
> I remember reading on LKML some time ago that using VMSPLIT_3G_OPT would
> be optimal for a machine with exactly 1GB memory (like my current
> desktop). Why is that option only prompted for after selecting EMBEDDED
> (which I normally don't select for desktop machines

because it changes the userspace ABI and has some other caveats.... this
is not something you should muck with lightly 


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  reply	other threads:[~2006-12-06 11:58 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 14+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2006-12-06 11:42 Norbert Kiesel
2006-12-06 11:58 ` Arjan van de Ven [this message]
2006-12-06 12:19   ` Norbert Kiesel
2006-12-06 12:45     ` Arjan van de Ven
2006-12-06 13:36       ` Norbert Kiesel
2006-12-06 21:00         ` Jan Engelhardt
2006-12-06 21:10           ` Jan Engelhardt
2006-12-06 13:10     ` Adrian Bunk
2006-12-09 12:27       ` Alejandro Riveira Fernández
2006-12-09 15:45         ` Norbert Kiesel
2006-12-09 16:01           ` Adrian Bunk
2006-12-14 14:47           ` Pavel Machek
2006-12-14 15:24             ` Norbert Kiesel
2006-12-10  4:26 linux

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