On Sat, 2004-12-04 at 00:06 -0500, Dave Jones wrote:
On Fri, Dec 03, 2004 at 10:51:29PM -0600, Marc Schwartz wrote:
> > The biggest change in this kernel over the older ones
> > that affects all x86 users, is that the 4g/4g
> > memory split is no longer the default. If you
> > have a lot of memory (16GB or more), or have a workload
> > that benefits from being able to have more address
> > space, you can use the -hugemem kernel to run with
> > 4g/4g again. The regular non-hugemem kernels have
> > the traditional 3:1 split.
> Is the fix for the b44 issue
> incorporated into the kernels yet?
yes. I actually trimmed too much of the changelog.
There's another few days of changes that went in.
> Also, does the change in the 4g/4g status influence the b44 fix?
In that the bug only affects -hugemem. So it's doubly fixed 8)
- Fix problem with b44 driver and 4g/4g patch. (#118165)
As soon as the new kernel hits my mirror I will install it.