[ILUG] linux does not detect all my ram
John P. Looney
john at antefacto.com
Mon Apr 23 12:10:30 IST 2001
On Mon, Apr 23, 2001 at 12:07:10PM +0100, Paul J Collins mentioned:
> If you put in "mem=256M", Linux will enable a special mode where each
> group of four 4K pages is compressed into a pair of pages. It slows
> things down a little but it works well with a fast CPU. If you do
> this, be sure to also pass swaptables=no; paging pagetables sounds
> neat, but it's never worked right.
Ooh. Where is this documented ? What sort of performance gains are there
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