FreeBSD 5.3 problem on Dual AMD64 2.2GHz with 8GB RAM
obrien at freebsd.org
Thu Oct 28 20:19:55 PDT 2004
On Thu, Oct 28, 2004 at 10:18:11AM +0900, Ganbold wrote:
> >> >An IBM e325 has only 6 DIMM slots, specifically what RAM configuration
> >> >are you using? Do you have ECC turned on? Are using DRAM scrubbing?
> >> >What is your BIOS memory interleaving settings?
> >> I have 2GB x 4 = 8GB RAM and ECC is turned on and I have following
> >> settings in BIOS:
> >By chance, have you tried both with 4GB per CPU and with all 8GB on one
> >CPU? Did it make a difference?
> You mean kernel compiled without SMP options?
No. You have 6 DIMM slots and 4 DIMM's. So there are two ways to
install the memory -- CPU0 gets all 4 DIMM's; or CPU0 gets 2 DIMM's and
CPU1 gets 2 DIMM's.
> >> 4GB Memory Hole adjust -> AUTO
> >I would turn this off (disable).
> This has only 2 options, AUTO and Manual. If I select Manual, I have to
> adjust 4GB memory hole size, which
> has 64mb, 128mb, 256mb, 512mb, 1gb options. What should I choose?
Go with AUTO then. You don't want anything special happening.
-- David (obrien at FreeBSD.org)
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