FreeBSD 5.3 problem on Dual AMD64 2.2GHz with 8GB RAM

David O'Brien obrien at
Tue Oct 26 19:45:17 PDT 2004

On Wed, Oct 27, 2004 at 09:52:58AM +0900, Ganbold wrote:
> I still have problem running FreeBSD 5.3 with 8GB RAM on Dual amd64 2.2GHz
> (IBM @server 325, ServeRAID 6M) with 8GB RAM.
> I did cvsup and updated (made world, kernel) to latest using RELENG_5_3 tag.
> It was working ok with 4 GB RAM. Afterwards I added another 4GB RAM and 
> tried to boot FreeBSD
> with 8GB RAM. However it showed various errors and login didn't work. You 
> can see serial console messages
> at the end of my email.
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?

> Configuring syscons: font8x16 font8x8 blanktime 
> screensavermodule_register_init: MOD_LOAD (logo_saver, 0xffffffffb63c1430, 0) error 19
> Oct 26 14:15:11 amd kernel: logo_saver: the console does not support M_VGA_CG320

AMD64 does not support VESA video modes.  So you cannot use 'saver="logo"'
in /etc/rc.conf.

-- David  (obrien at

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