Subject: Re: MAXDSIZ on atari -- why only 32MB ?
To: None <>
From: Leo Weppelman <>
List: port-atari
Date: 08/05/1997 07:52:57
Hi Benni,

> I have a problem with compiling some large program using g++, which
> needs more than 32MB of heap memory.
> limit tells me that datasize is hard limited to 32MB. And indeed,
> sys/arch/atari/include/vmparam.h tells me (32*1024*1024) for MAXDSIZ.
> Will there be any problems if I recompile my kernel with
> MAXDSIZ changed to -- say (128*1024*1024), as used on the amiga?

Weird, I've never hit this limit ;-)) I don't expect any problems with
increasing this limit, especially because the amiga and atari VM-systems
are very alike.

PS: I installed a new snapshot on my Hades this weekend, but I saw no problems
    whatsoever with