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Re: kernel config differences between default and Ubuntu


On Tue, Jan 10, 2012 at 19:41, Marc Dietrich <marvin24@xxxxxx> wrote:
> > @@ -90,236 +393,1245 @@
> not sure about this one, wait for an expert ...
You can kill it, it is relevant only for the system with more than 1GB RAM.
It is definitely not our case.

An explanation:
The HIGMEM patches were introduced to allow kernel addresses to be
more than 1 GB of virtual addresses and to use more than 1 GB of
physical memory. This is because the kernel directly maps all
available kernel virtual space addresses to the available physical

Leon Romanovsky | Independent Linux Consultant
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