Detecting ulimit problem

Mike Hearn mh at
Fri May 20 10:08:55 CDT 2005

On Thu, 19 May 2005 17:46:28 -0400, Eric Frias wrote:
> I'll get a patch ready once I understand a bit more of what is going on 
> that is causing wine to reserve this memory.

It's probably blocking off the top 3rd quarter of the address space to
prevent the kernel allocating memory above the 2gig boundary (this can
break some Windows programs).

It wouldn't be necessary if the kernel had the new mmap call Alexandre
wanted. But for now it is.

thanks -mike

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