Opteron problens with 16GB memory

Martin Nilsson martin at gneto.com
Wed May 25 10:46:43 PDT 2005

David O'Brien wrote:
> On Thu, May 19, 2005 at 02:25:10PM +0200, Martin Nilsson wrote:
>>Are there any known problems with Opterons and more than 12GB memory?
>>I'm running 5.4-STABLE on a Tyan K8WE, the box is stable with 12GB
>>but I get internal compiler errors when building world with 16GB.
> Do you have "hardware memory hole" or "software memory hole" support
> turned on in the BIOS?

I don't remember which I had, the box is now at the customer running 
RedHat Enterprise Linux so I can't test it more with FreeBSD.

Which setting for "hardware memory hole" is recommended?


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