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Re: PAE or not PAE?

On Mon, 12 Mar 2018, Neo wrote:
> No PAE.
> For 2GB of RAM it makes no sense. You just need this on 32bit machines with
> more than 4GB of RAM.

You need PAE to get the NX (non-execute) protection, and also KPTI (aka
Meltdown defense).  Note that KPTI for i686 is a work in progress.

So, it might make sense to run PAE kernels even on 2GiB RAM, it depends
on whether you consider NX important or not (and KPTI in the future).

  Henrique Holschuh

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