3GB address space

Alexandre Julliard julliard at winehq.org
Tue Jun 15 15:19:25 CDT 2004

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

> Can you? I was under the impression that some addresses are reserved
> for kernel addresses, or is that above 3GB?

Yes it's above 3Gb normally.

> Basically, they are keeping huge database-like memory structures in
> memory for quick access. They are actually working on machines with
> 3GB of RAM, and they need it accessable. I will need to run some
> tests, but I think that they mostly do memory allocation and filling,
> not mmaps.

Memory allocations are based on mmap.

Alexandre Julliard
julliard at winehq.org

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