Re: Memory limitations in Linux.

From: Alan Cox (
Date: Wed May 03 2000 - 09:46:00 EST

> Are there any plans to increase the max per process memory
> limitation in Linux 2.4 from 2GB(as in Linux 2.2.*)to 4GB(or more)?

Its 3Gig not 2Gig.

> Is there a patch or maybe an (experimental) kernel in existance that
> supports 4GB or memory?

Not per process. The x86 architecture is just not really designed to do that

2.2.current is 3Gig/process up to 4G physical
2.3.current is 3Gig/process up to 64G physical

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