6.0-RELEASE/AMD64 Ram Capacity?
scottl at samsco.org
Mon Mar 13 20:58:10 UTC 2006
Kris Kennaway wrote:
> On Fri, Mar 10, 2006 at 02:43:20PM -0500, Nathan Vidican wrote:
>>I seem to recall various threads relating to problems with machines running
>>at or above 4GB ram... what if any issues still exist?
> The only potential issues are with specific drivers (e.g. ata).
> Search the amd64 mailing list archives for more discussion.
Ok, off the top of my head:
Storage drivers that are known to work with amd64 and 4GB of RAM or more:
iir (6.1 and above only)
Storage drivers that should work, but might need more testing and
Storage drivers that are known to have problems under load:
Storage drivers that simply will not work::
This list isn't definitive, and I've purposely excluded ISA controllers
and controllers that are significantly out of date, but it's close
enough to give you a good idea of what to shop for.
Personally, I feel a bit bad that ata and sym aren't in the first group,
but there are only so many hours in the day. Both present interesting
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