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== Overview ==
 
== Overview ==
Highmem is a method that increases the usable address space.  Originally developed for [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/X86 Intel i386] where it enables the use of more than approx. 970MB of memory most of the code is portable to other architectures.
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Highmem is a method that increases the usable address space.  Originally developed for [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/X86 Intel i386] where it enables the use of more than approx. 970MB of memory. Most of the code is portable to other architectures.

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Overview

Highmem is a method that increases the usable address space. Originally developed for Intel i386 where it enables the use of more than approx. 970MB of memory. Most of the code is portable to other architectures.