3GB address space

Alexandre Julliard julliard at winehq.org
Tue Jun 15 15:00:37 CDT 2004

Shachar Shemesh <wine-devel at shemesh.biz> writes:

> There is no failure as of yet. The thing is that I know someone who
> actually NEEDS 3GB, and they asked me to make sure that Wine can
> support that. I am, of course, talking about a Linux kernel that is
> compiled with bigmem support too.

bigmem shouldn't matter, you can allocate 3Gb with a normal
kernel. It's probably not possible with the default mmap algorithm
though, this will need to be worked around. Do you know why they
absolutely need 3Gb, and what they are doing with it?

Alexandre Julliard
julliard at winehq.org

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