[Date Prev][Date Next] [Thread Prev][Thread Next] [Date Index] [Thread Index]

Superfluous Sticks

I was hoping to get involved in Hurd development. Hmmm. I guess I could hack 
the kernel. Or-- I could just shout "toy" and wait for somebody else.

I wonder.


On Wednesday 20 February 2002 09:50 am, you wrote:
> On Wed, Feb 20, 2002 at 09:35:53AM -0800, Mike Warner wrote:
> > Had H2 working pretty well in 768MB.  Pumped up the box to 1.5GB so I can
> > run a VmWare machine from Debian Gnu/Linux. Now, when I boot Hurd, it
> > reboots automatically in the early stages.
> >
> > What's the story here? Can I get around this or am I screwed?
> The GNU Mach kernel has a limitation on the amount of memory installed
> (that results from mapping it into the addressable memory space).
> This limit is not easily overcome, sorry.
> You can probably deactivate the upper memory by hacking your kernel, there
> was some discussion about this on one of the lists some time ago.
> Or you can send the superfluous sticks to a friendly Hurd developer short
> on memory :) [just kidding]
> Thanks,
> Marcus

Reply to: