kpanic on install >32GB of RAM
spawk at acm.poly.edu
Fri Oct 15 17:02:55 UTC 2010
On 10/15/10 12:38, Sean Bruno wrote:
> On Fri, 2010-10-15 at 09:30 -0700, Boris Kochergin wrote:
>> On 10/15/10 12:27, Jeremy Chadwick wrote:
>>> On Fri, Oct 15, 2010 at 09:04:53AM -0700, Sean Bruno wrote:
>>>> So, trying to get a massively overpowered HP box up with 7.3 amd64
>>>> version up and running.
>>>> I can't tell at the moment, but it looks like the installer kernel is
>>>> having issues with>32GB of RAM in this box.
>>>> Are we using the i386 kernel on amd64 installs?
>>> If you booted a FreeBSD image that has "amd64" in the ISO name, then the
>>> kernel is actually 64-bit (amd64). The only i386 piece would be the
>>> There's probably someone here who can help with the issue you describe,
>>> as there's occasional posts here and there from people who experience
>>> issues/problems when using very large amounts of RAM.
>> I've got an amd64 machine with 48 GB of RAM that has run 7, 8, and now
>> 9, which leads me to believe that your issue is not solely related to
>> the amount of memory.
> Edge case at 64G perhaps? That's the minimum you can get in the HP
> DL980 apparently.
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My same machine spent the first year of its life with 64 GB (running 7
and 8) before its motherboard died, so it would have to be after 64.
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