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

Thu Jul 22 18:52:55 UTC 2010
Keith Roberts <keith at karsites.net>

On Thu, 22 Jul 2010, Markus Falb wrote:

> To: centos at centos.org
> From: Markus Falb <markus.falb at fasel.at>
> Subject: Re: [CentOS] To PAE or not to PAE...
> On 22/07/2010 19:07, Warren Young wrote:
>> On 7/22/2010 3:25 AM, John Doe wrote:
>>> I have a 4GB pc and was wondering if it was worth going the PAE way to gain
>>> those exta 700MB...
>> Very few programs can use PAE to get at that extra RAM.  Can the
>> programs you run do this?
> What is a program supposed to do to get at "that extra RAM" then ?
> Just curious ;-)
> -- 
> Regards, Markus

Here's an explanation on what PAE is and how it works:


Kind Regards,