Subject: Re: savecore_flags="-z"
To: Andrew Brown <email@example.com>
From: Bill Sommerfeld <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 12/02/1999 16:09:48
> >even on machines with 32 bit addressing you could swap ... not all
> >that that memory is going to mapped into one process...
> of course not, no. but how can you can address more than 4gb on a 32
> bit machine? really big page tables?
While our pmap doesn't support it, recent x86 processors (Pentium Pro
and Pentium II) support a page table format extension which allows use
of 36-bit physical addresses (although the virtual address space per
process is still limited to 32 bits).