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Re: Debian RAM supporting.

> Personally, I think you would be better off finding a 64-bit Xeon for that
> machine
> (http://h18000.www1.hp.com/products/quickspecs/12028_div/12028_div.html
> lists it as an option).  PAE is somewhat of a hack IMO, and there are known
> incompatibilities with some operating systems (FreeBSD, Solaris) and
> environments (desktop Windows versions).

This is a Debian list, so support or lack thereof for other OSes is not
really relevant.  I'm using a 686-bigmem kernel (on an amd64 CPU) and am
quite happy with it.

Maybe PAE is a bit of a hack from a technical point of view, but then so
is the 686 instruction set, the USB protocol, ...


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