[PATCH 0/1] [Jaunty] LP#74179 -- support for i386 machines with >3GB RAM

Stefan Bader stefan.bader at canonical.com
Tue Jan 27 15:37:50 UTC 2009


Scott James Remnant wrote:
> On Tue, 2009-01-27 at 13:51 +0000, Andy Whitcroft wrote:
> 
>> Therefore I am proposing we create a new i386 only flavour generic64g
>> which is identicle to the generic flavour except that it enables PAE and
>> options that that requires.
>>
> What are the downsides of just enabling PAE in the generic kernel?

The downside is that CPUs without PAE support do not boot. And that are still 
some around.

Stefan

> 
> Scott
> 


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