Re: 4GB address space
On 02/28/06 04:19:45PM +0100, Mad Props wrote:
> i'm interested in whether it is possible to modify the Linux kernel so that
> user applications can use the whole 4GB of virtual address space while the
> kernel runs it's own AS.
> If yes, how complicated would that be ??
Yes it's possible and there have been patches posted on lkml that do that,
but it incurrs a performance hit and it's usually easier just to get a
64-bit machine these days.