Best way to use more that 4 gigs of memory ?

Claus Guttesen kometen at
Sun Nov 4 14:35:52 PST 2007

> 1) amd64 kernel + 64 bit processes
> 2) amd64 kernel + 32 bit processes
> 3) i386 kernel with PAE and 32 bit processes
> I was initially thinking that option 1 was the best, but benchmarking it
> the programs take 3 times longer to run that option 2! This astounds me
> and I intend to investigate why, but given it is rue then that rules it out
> as a viable solution for deploying stuff.

How did you benchmark? Maby there are some hints on tune/optimize?


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