64 bit info

Shannon McMackin smcmackin at gmail.com
Sat Feb 6 17:00:36 UTC 2010


On 2/4/2010 1:47 AM, Christopher Rob JONES wrote:
> Hi,
>
>> FWIW, many 32 bit kernels these days come with PAE enabled that will
>> allow a 32 bit system to address up to 16GB (maybe up to 32) but IIRC
>> they are still limited by a 3.6GB page size.
>
> True, but as this is not available in the 32 bit ubuntu "desktop"
> kernels - You have to explicitly by hand install the "server" kernels
> which have these extensions.
>
>> Good luck with your extra ram.  I really need to get a system above
>> 2GB at home.  I'm spoiled by the 512GB systems I test on at work :-)
>
> Nice. Going to cost you though to replicate those beasts ;)
>
> Chris
>
I thought 9.10 offered a PAE kernel that was not server.  Maybe I'm 
confused with F12...





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