On Thu, 2004-11-18 at 01:25 +0200, Pekka Pietikainen wrote: > Where workload seems to be something other than "light desktop use" > or even "light server use". Is there any <=1GB of RAM case > where it helps at all? Besides, anyone sane running a memory > intensive app will get a x86_64 box where the 4:4 kludgery is not needed. there's the "lots of threads" case (for example, java). Thread stacks are typically 8Mb in virtual space but *sparse*, so even with 1Gb ram you easily get to fill 4Gb with such stacks.
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