[Vm-dev] linux 64bit vm running a 32 bit images - networking vm
subbukk at gmail.com
Thu May 31 08:43:11 UTC 2007
On Thursday 31 May 2007 1:48 pm, Bert Freudenberg wrote:
> On May 31, 2007, at 5:22 , Chris Muller wrote:
> > Cool, I think you're saying, once the signed oop is fixed, there
> > should be no problem with memory locations beyond 4GB.
> No - each process in the operating system gets their own virtual
> memory space. As long as your image is not larger than 4 GB you can
> run the 32-bit version, but as many copies of it as RAM+Swap allows.
4GB limit applies to the total per-process virtual space. If the space taken
up per-process kernel structures and internal fragmentation etc. are
accounted for, the limit on image size may work out somewhere between 3 to
Regards .. Subbu
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