FreeBSD 5.3 problem on Dual AMD64 2.2GHz with 8GB RAM
ganbold at micom.mng.net
Thu Oct 28 19:25:36 PDT 2004
>By chance, have you tried both with 4GB per CPU and with all 8GB on one
>CPU? Did it make a difference?
With 4GB RAM I compiled kernel without ATA support and tried new kernel
with 8GB RAM.
Still same result, not working. Next I will try to compile kernel without
SMP support and let's see.
I have to make binary update again, since after putting 8GB RAM file system
If kernel without SMP will not work I don't know what to do. I will be
Please let me know if there is anything I can try.
>I would enable the SRAT table, but do keep disabled the Node memory
>interleave. FreeBSD will not use the SRAT table, but with it
>ON/Enabled/AUTO I know the CPU will be set up a certain way that we do
> > HPET Timer -> Enabled
> > ECC -> Enabled
> > DRAM ECC -> Enabled
> > ECC Scrub Redirection -> Disabled
>I would turn on ECC Scrub Redirection, but thats just to gain reliability.
I tried settings in BIOS setup as you suggested. No difference.
>I would also download the latest memtest86+ ISO image from
>www.memtest.org, burn it to CDROM, and see if all your RAM passes. I
>assume it is IBM [re]branded?
I checked memory with memtest. No errors, passed everything.
>-- David (obrien at FreeBSD.org)
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