cvs commit: src/sys/boot/i386/loader main.c

John Baldwin jhb at
Mon Dec 19 07:33:03 PST 2005

On Monday 19 December 2005 04:26 am, Maxim Sobolev wrote:
> sobomax     2005-12-19 09:26:42 UTC
>   FreeBSD src repository
>   Modified files:
>     sys/boot/i386/loader main.c
>   Log:
>   If LOADER_BZIP2_SUPPORT is defined allocate heap in the 1MB-4MB range to
>   provide enough room for decompression (up to 2.5MB is necessary). This
>   should be safe to do since we load i386 kernels after 8MB mark now, so
>   that 16MB is the minimum amount of RAM necessary to even boot FreeBSD.

Err, I thought we loaded PAE kernels at 2MB and non-PAE kernels at 4MB to skip 
the first PSE page (PSE pages are 2MB on PAE).

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