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RE: Cygwin Memory Allocation and heap_chunk_in_mb

> -----Original Message-----
> From: cygwin-owner On Behalf Of Brian Ford
> Sent: 30 June 2004 18:31

> On Wed, 30 Jun 2004, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> > The virtual memory available to a process is 2GB under NT.  
> I see two
> > possible workarounds:
> >
> > - There's a way to start NT with a "/3gb" switch from boot.ini which
> >   allows to get 3GB of virtual memory per process.  Dunno if that's
> >   available on XP, perhaps the switch is only supported in server
> >   versions of NT.
> It is available on XP, but I think it is unsupported on non-server
> platforms.  It's availability is supposed to be for developer testing
> only, or some such nonsense.;EN-US;833721


"Note These switches apply to Microsoft Windows XP and to Microsoft Windows
Server 2003, unless otherwise specified."

and then doesn't say anything next to the /3gb switch about it not working
on xp.

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