Tuesday, November 10, 2009

/3GB and /PAE management

Managing memory in computers has always been a nightmare. Back in the DOS days there were TSR and drivers that had to be tweaked, an in the x86 Windows there is additional tuning to be aware of.

Below are a couple of links that help describe the various options avialable.
http://blogs.technet.com/askperf/archive/2007/03/23/memory-management-demystifying-3gb.aspx
http://blogs.technet.com/perfguru/archive/2007/12/05/scenarios-using-3gb-and-pae-switch-and-appropriate-uses-of-these-switches.aspx

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