Re: no highmem with 2GB RAM?

From: Jens Axboe (
Date: Sun Jan 06 2002 - 05:17:37 EST

On Sat, Jan 05 2002, Alistair Riddell wrote:
> I have a couple of SMP i386 boxes with 2GB RAM. They suffer from poor
> performance due to block IO page bouncing with highmem enabled. I have
> tried the block-highmem patch but this causes occasional oopses and even
> panics under high IO load.

Well thanks for sending in a bug report on that. Mind doing so?

Jens Axboe

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