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From: Andi Kleen <ak@suse.de>
To: "Rafael J. Wysocki" <rjw@sisk.pl>
Cc: Pavel Machek <pavel@ucw.cz>,
	kernel list <linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org>,
	Ingo Molnar <mingo@elte.hu>, Thomas Gleixner <tglx@linutronix.de>
Subject: Re: 2.6.25-rc3: 34TB vmalloc total -- overflow in /proc/meminfo?
Date: Wed, 5 Mar 2008 23:31:42 +0100	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <200803052331.42193.ak@suse.de> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <200803052312.37996.rjw@sisk.pl>


Just commenting on the subject. The 34TB are not an over/underflow. x86-64
simply has so much address space reserved for vmalloc. It doesn't mean of course 
that that much could be actually allocated in real memory.

-Andi

  reply	other threads:[~2008-03-05 22:32 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 15+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2008-03-05  9:06 Pavel Machek
2008-03-05  9:36 ` Pavel Machek
2008-03-05  9:39   ` Pavel Machek
2008-03-05 22:12     ` Rafael J. Wysocki
2008-03-05 22:31       ` Andi Kleen [this message]
2008-03-06 11:14         ` Ingo Molnar
2008-03-06 11:30           ` Andi Kleen
2008-03-06 21:06             ` Ingo Molnar
2008-03-06 10:43       ` Pavel Machek
2008-03-05 19:49 ` Christian Kujau
2008-03-05 21:11   ` Hugh Dickins
2008-03-05 21:21     ` Pavel Machek
2008-03-05 21:36       ` Hugh Dickins
2008-03-05 22:11     ` Christian Kujau
2008-03-05 23:21       ` Hugh Dickins

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