how to change load address.

Julian Elischer julian at
Wed Dec 14 14:47:25 PST 2005

Julian Elischer wrote:

> In our 4.x systems tHE shared libraries seem to load themselves at 
> around 2G. which makes it hard to mmap
> objects that are big if they need to span that address range.
> I've looked around a bit in -currnet as well,
> but can't see if there is a way to change where the libraries are 
> loaded..
> I'd prefer to try move them up by 500MB to give me ore contiguous 
> space below..
> anyone know off the top of their head if we can do this?

responding to myself..
looks like it uses maxdsize as a hint.

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