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Re: How to make large array


If you can explain the manner I made 1GB in win2000, the method does not
work in win98 for producing 500MB.

Mark Hadfield wrote:

> "renjie" <renjie.he@uth.tmc.edu> wrote in message
> 3AC228EE.6A26844C@uth.tmc.edu">news:3AC228EE.6A26844C@uth.tmc.edu...
> > The results below are obtained in WIN98 [i.e. 256MB limit on array size],
> in WIN2000
> > I can make single array of 512MB [and 1 GB], can someone explain it.
> Windows 9x is a 32-bit shell on a 16-bit operating system originally written
> for an 8-bit processor by a 4-bit company without 2 bits of sense.
> (Apologies to the unknown originator of this saying for any misquoting.)
> Windows 2000 & NT aren't (except for the 4-bit company thing).
> I.e. I don't know exactly why Win98 has a limit on array size that Win 2000
> and NT don't, but I'm not at all surprised.
> ---
> Mark Hadfield
> m.hadfield@niwa.cri.nz  http://katipo.niwa.cri.nz/~hadfield
> National Institute for Water and Atmospheric Research