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Re: Grub setup for bigphysarea



On March 5, 2004 01:38 pm, Shane Aliasgar wrote:
> Hi all,
> In the Readme for bigphysarea, it mentions configuring
> lilo. However, I am using grub. Can anyone tell me the
> equivalent commands for grub?
> Here is want it says for lilo:
>
> To use:
> 	Use the boot option
> 		bigphysarea=<number of pages>
> 	e.g. by adding a line
> 	append="bigphysarea=1024"
> 	to your /etc/lilo.conf to specify the number of pages
> to
> 	reserve. If you don't use this option then no pages
> will
> 	be reserved. Usage can be monitored through the proc
> 	filesystem, just type 'cat /proc/bigphysarea'
>
>
>
> I am using RH9.
>
> Thanks all
> Shane Aliasgar
>
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Hi,
if it is kernel arg, it goes at the end of the kernel, args separated 
by whitespace, line as in (all on one line!!): 
kernel /vmlinuz-2.4.22-1.2115.nptlcustom ro root=LABEL=/1 hdc=ide-scsi bigphysarea=1024"
-- 
Pete Nesbitt, rhce




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