kernel-2.4.21 HIGH_MEM request
To the maintainer of the powerpc kernel (powermacs).
Now that 2.4.21 is released, would it be possible to have CONFIG_HIGHMEM
compiled in as default so that I can use more than 512MB of RAM.
My machine has 1.25GB of RAM but I can only currently use 512MB. I did
try compiling 2.4.21pre6 from bitkeeper repository (based on debian
2.4.20 config file) but it complained about alot of things which I
eventually gave up on.
512MB is standard on most machines and I'm sure that most people using
them as multi user servers would increase their memory beyond 512MB. I
think that HIGHMEM should be on by default. I assume it is stable as it
has been in the kernel for a long time. Now is the time to get this
sorted because I imagine 1GB will be the standard by the end of the year.
Anyone else want to use more than 512MB ???
Maybe there could be 2 versions of the kernel, 1 HIGHMEM and 1 LOWMEM
for now ???
Thanks for considering,