unable to install beta6 [amd64] on Dell 2850 with 4 GB
freebsd-smp at epcdirect.co.uk
Tue Sep 28 06:34:24 PDT 2004
Does the amd64 port have support for em64t then?
> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-freebsd-amd64 at freebsd.org
> [mailto:owner-freebsd-amd64 at freebsd.org] On Behalf Of Claus Guttesen
> Sent: 28 September 2004 14:28
> To: freebsd-current at freebsd.org; freebsd-amd64 at freebsd.org
> Subject: unable to install beta6 [amd64] on Dell 2850 with 4
> GB RAM,workaround
> Apoligies for crossposting, but ...
> Was unable to install the amd64-port on a Dell 2850
> with a Perc 4e/Di RAID-controller and dual Nocona at
> 3.2 GHz. The server has 4 GB RAM. As a last resort I
> removed 2 GB RAM, and I was (finally) able to install
> Applies to at least beta5 and -6.
> I was under the impression tha the amd64-port could
> see the 4 GB RAM as a flat memory space, so it never
> occured to me, than I had to remove 2 GB in order to
> perform the installation.
> Putting the RAM back makes the server stop during boot
> (after it detects the CD-drive).
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