malloc() over 4Gb

David O'Brien obrien at
Mon Feb 16 15:51:55 PST 2004

On Mon, Feb 16, 2004 at 02:00:39PM +0000, ml at wrote:
> I went out and bought the box and it does indeed seem to malloc() over
> 4Gb. However, if you change the allocation from 7*GB to 8*GB in your
> sample program, it still keels over inside malloc()!

Define 'keels over'.  Details please.
-- David  (obrien at

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