Re: mem_map

From: Grant Grundler <iod00d_at_hp.com>
Date: 2005-05-07 01:56:20
On Fri, May 06, 2005 at 07:59:59PM +0530, Vaibhav Sharma wrote:
> hi all,
> Can any body provide any information for the significance of
> "CONFIG_VIRTUAL_MEM_MAP"?

	help
	  Say Y to compile the kernel with support for a virtual mem map.
	  This code also only takes effect if a memory hole of greater than
	  1 Gb is found during boot.  You must turn this option on if you
	  require the DISCONTIGMEM option for your machine. If you are
	  unsure, say Y.

The first sentence could define what a virtual mem map is.
IIRC, it's something to do with non-contiguous page table.

grant
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