Ragnar Hojland Espinosa ragnar at
Thu Dec 12 15:42:01 CST 2002

On Thu, Dec 12, 2002 at 11:16:36AM -0600, Amit_Bhutani at wrote:
> On an IA32 - i686 platform, I think the SMP Kernel can support up to 4 GB or
> RAM. The enterprise kernel (which by the way is now officially referred to
> as the "bigmem" kernel by Red Hat)is used more commonly where memory > 4 GB
> up to 64 GB is required. Also with earlier versions at least in the case of
> 7.0, I was forced to use the enterprise kernel because in addition to using
> large amounts of memory, I wanted LFS (Large File Support)....all 9 yards of
> it! ;-)
> Amit B

I've yet to compare kernels on patch level, but you mean its just a
difference of having PAE enabled ond the compile?

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