3GB Thread limit

Steve Mickeler steve at neptune.ca
Wed Nov 20 21:08:01 CST 2002

You dont.

Its a 32bit limitation.

On Wed, 20 Nov 2002, Martin Salomon wrote:

> Any ideas how to get around the 3GB per thread limit in Linux
> 2.4.18-4?..I have a large process I want to run (4-5 GB), and the 3GB
> limit doesn't cut it..someone suggested editing page.h, and change
> __PAGE_OFFSET 0xC0000000 to 0xE0000000..works OK for a monolithic
> kernel, but STILL not enough memory (only gives 300-400Mb extra).
> --Seems a waste if I have 8GB, and can only access 3..how the heck do
> those huge linux clusters on x86 get around this?!
> Thanks!

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