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Re: physical RAM restriction in Fedora 12 (32 bit and 64 bit)



Hiisi wrote:
> 2009/12/18 Roberto Ragusa <mail robertoragusa it>:
>> Kevin J. Cummings wrote:
>>> On 12/17/2009 12:51 PM, Mark Ryden wrote:
> <--SNIP-->
>> And the PAE kernel will be installed by default.
>> So the 32 bit Fedora could be considered without limit too.
>>
> 
> By the way, will I see any speed burst if I replace PAE kernel with
> the ordinary one (not PAE) on 32-bit F-11? My computer has only 2 GB
> of RAM.

The non-PAE version used to be preferred.
But experts say the performance impact with PAE is minor
(at the "almost unmeasurable" level) with recent versions.
There is also some small security advantage with PAE
(NX protection, IIRC).

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   Roberto Ragusa    mail at robertoragusa.it


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