Re: Updated Linux 2.4 Status/TODO List (from the ALS show)

From: Richard Henderson (
Date: Fri Oct 13 2000 - 17:56:34 EST

On Fri, Oct 13, 2000 at 02:25:45PM -0700, Linus Torvalds wrote:
> And even on alpha, a 32-bit atomic_t means we cover 45 bits of virtual
> address space, which, btw, is more than you can cram into the current
> three-level page tables, I think.

While that's true of Alpha, it's not true of Ultra III, in which
all 64-bits are in theory available to the user. Dave hasn't
implemented that yet, AFAIK.

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