Anyone know what OS X (10.4, Intel, desktop) does?

By: Wes Felter (wesley.delete@this.felter.org), May 15, 2007 7:37 am
Room: Moderated Discussions
Matt Sayler (sayler@thewalrus.org) on 5/15/07 wrote:
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>I have several OS X desktop boxes with at least 2GB of memory. I've heard that
>things like Parallels and VMWare have problems with machines with that much memory
>(which makes me think that OS X magically turns on PAE at some threshold).

I don't know, but maybe it's documented in the book: http://osxbook.com/

>Any information? (I know OS X has some 64-bit support on G5, but more in the Solaris
>split bit-ian way. I don't think it does on x86)

AFAIK the kernel always runs in 32-bit mode, but it allows both 32- and 64-bit user processes.
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