Instability issues on 32 bit machines with 16-48 GB of memory
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On 32 bit machines with 16 to 48 GB of memory, the paging structure can take up enough low memory addresses to cause the kernel to run out of memory. This can cause server instability.
These issues are machine dependent and do not happen on all machines.
32-bit XEN Hosts with over 4G or memory will require the xenpae kernel.
Machines with more than 48GB of memory on 32-bit SLES systems are not supported at all. On such memory scenarios we strongly recommend to use x86_64 hardware with 64-bit SLES and run the x86 applications on it.
Please also have a look at the SLES10 SP1 release notes
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- Document ID:7000253
- Creation Date: 30-Apr-2008
- Modified Date:25-Mar-2021
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