Subject: Re: Can netbsd/pmax use discontiguous memory?
To: Greg Ingram <email@example.com>
From: Dr. Christian Riede <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 08/23/2001 16:31:17
On Thu, Aug 23, 2001 at 09:16:00AM -0500, Greg Ingram wrote:
> On Thu, 23 Aug 2001, Toru Nishimura wrote:
> > > In the meantime I was wondering if
> > > it would be possible to teach NetBSD to use 'discontiguous' memory. I've
> > > appended some output from my box.
> > Short answer is no. Longer one is "should be able to detect the
> > situation and do-the-right-thing," but not this time as none was
> > serious to make it so far.
> Rats! Well, how hard would it be to instruct the kernel not to use the
> memory in the second slot? It *seems* like it shouldn't be too difficult
> and I might then be able to use 32 of my 40 megs. This sounds like a
> generic NetBSD question and not just a port-pmax issue. I may look for a
> different list to pester.
I hope he won't kill me for the statement, but Klaus Klein has done some
work on that...
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