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

Ganbold ganbold at
Thu Oct 28 20:55:42 PDT 2004

At 12:34 PM 10/29/2004, you wrote:
> > With 4GB RAM I compiled kernel without ATA support and tried new kernel
> > with 8GB RAM.
>You definately don't want to use ATA, so it is good you compiled it out.
>It is felt by several of us that there is a problem with ATA in >4GB
>systems right now.
>Correct me if I'm wrong -- Scott Long verified that the driver for the
>IBM RAID controller you are using is 64-bit clean and has no known issues
>on >4GB systems?

Scott didn't tell me. So I thought it is clean. Maybe now he will confirm it.
I'm cc-ing to him.


> > I checked memory with memtest. No errors, passed everything.
>That is a good sign. :-)
>-- David  (obrien at
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