[svlug] Debugging memory problems

Rafael raffi at ark.linwin.com
Tue Jan 15 22:15:02 PST 2002


On Tue, Jan 15, 2002 at 07:15:03PM -0800, David Masten wrote:
> On Tue, 2002-01-15 at 18:50, Matt Billenstein wrote:
> > Here's a link:
> > 
> > http://www.hp.com/workstations/support/documentation/technotes/linux/bigmem1
> > _x1000_x2000_x4000.htm
> > 
> > m
> > 
> Thanks, but, I've been through all of this. It boils down to either
> using a kernel compiled to support 4GB+ and suffer the performance hit,
> or live with the memory limit and run the big sims on Sun. The latter is
> the best solution for my company (for now).  Can't wait till Itanium is
> a good option.

Why wait for Itanium? 64 bit systems are here already. If it's for
business use I don't see any reason not to get a decent system like
http://www.linux64.com or just install 64 bit linux on sparc system to 
solve your problem.

> 
> Dave

-- 
Rafael




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