|From:||Emiel Kollof <coolvibe@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>|
|Date:||Wed, 7 Sep 2005 12:07:07 +0200|
On Wednesday 07 September 2005 11:59, Filip Wuytack wrote: > Emiel Kollof wrote: [snip] > > AFAICR, DragonFly doesn't do PAE, so more than 4 GB won't be addressable. > > I don't know of any plans to implement PAE though. It's kind of a bitch > > to do for IA32. It also doesn't do 64-bit long mode yet, but if we did, > > 12GB would be perfectly okay :) > > > > Cheers, > > Emiel > > Thanks. I'll have to stick to FreeBSD then... :( > > Do know when DragonFly would support 64-bit? Can DF easily be ported to > AMD64 (have any of the changes the DF team to their 4.x FBSD kernel made > this step more trivial) or does it come down to a full rewrite of DF for > 64bit? In the near future, yes. Is it easy? I have no idea. Ask Matt :) > It seems to me that their natural target, servers, will in the near > future more often then not be configured with > 4GB. Total agreement. Cheers, Emiel -- If it's Tuesday, this must be someone else's fortune.
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