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Re: Hurd cannot mount Linux partition

> I heard it is due to the fact that ext2fs server works by
> mapping the entire ext2 partition to its virtual memory which is limited however.

Correct.  On x86 a task's address space is 32 bits, i.e. 4GB.  Among
other bits, libraries, code etc must be mapped in.  The largest continuous
chunk that remains is around 1 GB.


Neal H Walfield
University of Massachusetts at Lowell
neal@walfield.org or neal@cs.uml.edu

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