Followup to: <email@example.com>
By author: "David S. Miller" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
In newsgroup: linux.dev.kernel
> From: "Stephen Biggs" <email@example.com>
> Date: Tue, 27 Aug 2002 21:29:06 -0700
> You tell me. You're saying a billion pages (((unsigned long)(~0)) >> 2) also crashes) is never
> going to be realistically possible?
> On a 32-bit system? No. x86 cpus are architectually limited
> to 64GB of memory, shift that right by PAGE_SIZE (13) and we're
> still within bounds. ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
The maximum possible page count of any known 32-bit system (64 GB @ 4K
for x86) is 2^24 pages.
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