Se && PAE(Phisical...)

hi i am new to Linux Journal
as i had upgraded
elx kernel-2.4.xx->2.6.22(what a speed on 256MB RAM)
and on menuconfig i watched Selinux and PAE(physical address extension)
can any one tell me what is both the thing
PAE and SE linux(Please Answer me in a way so that 17 year old boy can understand like me)



Mitch Frazier's picture

PAE, if supported by the CPU, allows x86 processors (and x86-64 processors running in 32-bit mode) to use more than 4 gigabytes of physical memory.

SELinux stands for Security Enhanced Linux, the name alone should tell you what its purpose is.

Mitch Frazier is an Associate Editor for Linux Journal.

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