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Re: Atari 4 MiB kernel limit

Funny enough I currently got problems with load the kernel on Arrakis, an A3000, although I already reduced the memory from 128M down to 64M with no success. 
It ran wirh the same setup for months now, until I shut it down for cleaning today.

Ingo Jürgensmann


Am 19.07.2013 um 17:49 schrieb Geert Uytterhoeven <geert@linux-m68k.org>:

> On Fri, Jul 19, 2013 at 4:31 PM, Thorsten Glaser <tg@mirbsd.de> wrote:
>> does the limit apply to just the kernel image
>> (plus some margin) or is the initrd also subject
>> to that restriction?
> That's a very good question ;-)
> The 4 MiB limit only applies to early startup, in arch/m68k/kernel/head.S.
> Initrd is accessed later, in arch/m68k/kernel/setup_mm.c, so I'd expect it to
> not fall under the limit.
> Of course, better try it to be sure ;-)
> Gr{oetje,eeting}s,
>                        Geert
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