[LinuxBIOS] The different term Intel and AMD.
rminnich at gmail.com
Mon Jul 16 05:02:03 CEST 2007
On 7/15/07, Feng, Libo <Libo.Feng at amd.com> wrote:
> Hi, all,
> I joined AMD not long ago. It seems that there is a little difference in the
> memory term between Intel and AMD.
> Intel: virtual memory----------linear memory----------physical memory.
> AMD: logical memory--------virtual memory--------------physical memory. In
> AMD, virtual memory and linear memory are the same and exchangeable.
> or linear memory
> In LinuxBios community, which term is used?
I think we use the term 'flat memory' for the 32-bit mode we enter on startup.
On K8, we will (sooner or later) be dealing with long mode, and then
it will get complicated, I think.
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