max Gb of phys. memory?
danny at cs.huji.ac.il
Fri May 6 08:44:12 PDT 2005
> On Fri, May 06, 2005 at 09:04:25AM +0300, Danny Braniss wrote:
> > I need to set up a box with 'allot' of phys. memory. so far
> > im finding that the amount of memory is per cpu, ie: 8Gb per cpu
> You have 4 or 8 DIMM sockets per CPU, depending on the motherboard.
> That is the only limit pertaining to the CPU. Some motherboards can
> handle 4GB DIMM's, others 2GB DIMM's, yet others only 1GB DIMM's.
ok, i guess i havet to refrase question
this is a dual cpu amd board, http://www.sun.com/servers/entry/v20z/specificati
under Main Memory, it says:
(4 dimm slots per processor ...)
can ONE process, take advantage of more than 8Gb?
btw, i had such a box last week, and run 5.4 very nicely - appart from being
a bit noisy, which i was informed is fixed in the newer boxes :-)
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