Preserving memory...

Geert Uytterhoeven geert at
Sat Apr 15 23:28:44 EST 2000

On Tue, 11 Apr 2000, Josh Huber wrote:
> First, is there a way to tell powerpc hardware (Macs in particular -- for
> now) to preserve memory across a system restart?  It looks like it does this
> by default, partially.
> Secondly, if I can get the first part to work reliably, does anyone know
> what regions of memory should be avoided, i.e. are thrashed by OF etc?

At least on the LongTrail, all memory is cleared by OF (at least it looks like



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