Using 4Gb of ram with Erlang VM

Mickael Remond <>
Fri Nov 4 11:18:11 CET 2005


* Ulf Wiger (AL/EAB) <> [2005-11-04 11:08:01 +0100]:

> 
> As far as I know, it's the addressing limit of 32-bit
> Erlang. 64-bit Erlang should be able to go higher.
> 
> I'm not aware of anything limiting erlang to 1GB.

1Gb is an old limit (it was a limitation of R6B I think).
I was asking because I have some reports saying that Erlang does never
take more than 1Gb on a 4 Gb Windows machine.
I will investigate this as it should be an OS limitation setting
(something like ulimit on Windows).

Thank you !

-- 
Mickaël Rémond



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