Re: allocate more than 2 GB on IA32

From: Gianni Tedesco (
Date: Tue Feb 11 2003 - 04:31:45 EST

On Tue, 2003-02-11 at 09:15, Hartmut Manz wrote:
> but I am only able to allocate 2 GB with a single malloc call.
> I tought it should be possible to allocate up to 2.9 GB of memory to a
> process, with this kernel settings.

have you tried your own anonymous mmap() with start set to getpagesize()

// Gianni Tedesco (gianni at scaramanga dot co dot uk)
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