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Re: R5000 Unused memory (was: R4000SC...)

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Subject: Re: R5000 Unused memory (was: R4000SC...)
From: Thomas Bogendoerfer <tsbogend@alpha.franken.de>
Date: Wed, 21 Oct 1998 23:38:14 +0200
In-reply-to: <19981021134544.A30452@zigzegv.ml.org>; from Ulf Carlsson on Wed, Oct 21, 1998 at 01:45:44PM +0200
References: <19981013220043.A2620@uni-koblenz.de> <19981015195141.A1697@zigzegv.ml.org> <19981016132433.C3370@uni-koblenz.de> <19981017104618.A3076@zigzegv.ml.org> <19981018111145.J4768@uni-koblenz.de> <19981019111501.A16024@zigzegv.ml.org> <1998102010305 <19981020103052.G676@uni-koblenz.de> <19981021134544.A30452@zigzegv.ml.org>
On Wed, Oct 21, 1998 at 01:45:44PM +0200, Ulf Carlsson wrote:
> ulfc@dione:~$ ./test
> failed to allocate 512 bytes (6307840 bytes already allocated)
> spinning ...

that's pretty normal for a 2.1 kernel, when running without swap.
I've tried it on a 64MB P5 system and test was able to get about 7MB
memory. With swap enabled I had to stop test to avoid running out of 
swap space (which wasn't desired at that time:-)).

Thomas.

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