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Re: [PATCH] new ELF64 patch

From: Yoshinori K. Okuji
Subject: Re: [PATCH] new ELF64 patch
Date: Mon, 18 Jul 2005 11:19:47 +0200
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On Monday 18 July 2005 05:34, Joel Buckley wrote:
> I can see this would be a problem for the final running kernel.
> However, is 4GB sufficient for kernel loading & kernel memory discovery?

You are absolutely right. The idea behind is that GRUB itself does not require 
much memory, while passing correct information to an OS image. Since using 64 
GB on i386 needs utilization of segment registers, it's overkill for GRUB.


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