lists  /  announce  owl-users  owl-dev  john-users  john-dev  passwdqc-users  yescrypt  popa3d-users  /  oss-security  kernel-hardening  musl  sabotage  tlsify  passwords  /  crypt-dev  xvendor  /  Bugtraq  Full-Disclosure  linux-kernel  linux-netdev  linux-ext4  PHC 
Open Source and information security mailing list archives
Hash Suite: Windows password security audit tool. GUI, reports in PDF.
[<prev] [next>] [<thread-prev] [thread-next>] [day] [month] [year] [list]
Date:	Sun, 03 Jan 2010 12:09:35 +0200
From:	Thanasis <>
To:	Krzysztof Halasa <>
	Dirk Heinrichs <>,
	LKML <>
Subject: Re: [gentoo-user] RAM installed vs reported

on 01/01/2010 03:38 PM Krzysztof Halasa wrote the following:
> Thanasis <> writes:
>>> Depends on the "split" used. With 2 GB : 2 GB you can have all-lowmem
>>> 1.5 GB RAM, without CONFIG_HIGHMEM*. 2 GB of per-process address space
>>> is usually not a problem.
>> How do you implement that? What do you mean 2GB:2GB split ?
> See "make menuconfig", Processor type and features -> Memory split. You
> need to select "EMBEDDED" and "EXPERIMENTAL" first. What you need for
> 1.5 GB RAM is VMSPLIT_2G.
> The idea is that the CPU address space is divided: ca. 2 GB (in this
> configuration) for user space (for each process - instead of 3 GB),
> 2 GB - 128 MB (or something like that, I don't remember exactly) for
> physical RAM, and the last 128 MB or so for PCI devices and other
> things.
Hmm..., but are EMBEDDED options suitable for a netbook like the A110L ?
To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe linux-kernel" in
the body of a message to
More majordomo info at
Please read the FAQ at

Powered by blists - more mailing lists