[CentOS] To PAE or not to PAE...

Thu Jul 22 18:50:31 UTC 2010
Markus Falb <markus.falb at fasel.at>

On 22/07/2010 19:58, Joseph L. Casale wrote:
>> What is a program supposed to do to get at "that extra RAM" then ?
>> Just curious ;-)
> AFAIK, it must be specifically compiled for it...

I always thought PAE is quite transparent thing for user programs. PAE 
is a hardware feature and hardware management is a kernel task after 
all, isnt it ? The kernel has to be compiled for PAE, of course.

What I want to say: I do not know about "programming techniqes to 
exploit PAE".

Regards, Markus