Re: PROBLEM: RAMDISK larger than 778000 KB halts system

From: Pavel Machek (
Date: Sat Feb 10 2001 - 16:24:50 EST


> [1.] One line summary of the problem:
> Running badblocks on a ramdisk larger than 778000 KB halts
> system

Is it really bug?

You have 778000 KB of low ram, right? (That's the way himem patches
work, IIRC).

You have used all of it. You've run out of memory.

It might be pretty non-trivial to fix this.


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