Re: PROBLEM: usage of page_address and CONFIG_HIGHMEM on ix86

From: Philipp Rumpf (
Date: Fri Jun 16 2000 - 08:55:03 EST

On Mon, Jun 12, 2000 at 09:21:32PM -0400, Olivier Galibert wrote:
> On Tue, Jun 13, 2000 at 12:06:25AM +0100, Alan Cox wrote:
> > vmalloc_32. This uses GFP_KERNEL so memory on a big box comes from the low
> > 960Mb
> Where is this 960Mb limit coming from btw? I see it on VW too, but
> I'm not there in the code yet.

It's 896 MB with recent 2.4/2.3 kernels. See arch/i386/kernel/setup.c,
setup_arch for details (MAXMEM is what you care for).

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