16-bit memory, caches, and UNIX V/386
darryl at ism780c.isc.com
Fri Aug 25 10:48:16 AEST 1989
In article <9642 at b-tech.ann-arbor.mi.us> zeeff at b-tech.ann-arbor.mi.us (Jon Zeeff) writes:
>>I'd like a way to differentiate between the 32-bit and 16-bit memory and use
>>them for different purposes. You could isolate your 16-bit memory from
>If the Unix vendors would just start allocating memory from the top so that
>the disk buffers and kernel would end up in 16 bit memory, things would work
>much better. Seems like a simple change - how about it Interactive?
MEMRANGEs marked with `:1' in your /etc/default/boot file are used
preferentially for the kernel, since the mark indicates that the memory
cannot be DMAed. Don't expect your disk buffers to end up there, however.
Copyright (c) 1989 Darryl Richman The views expressed are the author's alone
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