[ltp] X60s 4 GB RAM PAE only 3 recognized (64 Bit)

Richard Neill linux-thinkpad@linux-thinkpad.org
Sun, 23 Nov 2014 19:15:10 +0000

On 23/11/14 18:40, Carl-Daniel Hailfinger wrote:
>> The X60s is a variant of the X60, which in turn is based on the same
>> chipset as the T60 Thinkpad generation. The chipset used in this
>> Thinkpad generation is only capable of addressing a maximum of 3GB RAM.
... etc

Thanks, that's really interesting to understand.

Just wondering, does this also impose a limit on the maximum amount of 
RAM allocated to a process (or perhaps all processes) of 3.x GB, even on 
64-bit? In particular, is it helpful to allocate 8GB of SSD as swap?