Linked by vermaden on Sun 1st May 2011 21:57 UTC
OpenBSD OpenBSD 4.9 release is ready, now with enabled NTFS by default (read-only), SMP kernels can now boot on machines with up to 64 cores, maximum allocation size for i386 bumped to 2G, added support for AES-NI instructions found in recent Intel processors, further improvements in suspend and resume and much more.
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RE[2]: 2G limit?
by brynet on Mon 2nd May 2011 21:31 UTC in reply to "RE: 2G limit? "
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Indeed, on i386 the virtual address space is 4GB, but it gets fragmented by various security techniques like W^X (..NX bit simulation) which had to be implemented using segmentation tricks.

This change at least allows a process to use a little more memory, although login.conf still need to be tweaked for that.

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