how does the kernel go about mapping memory for amd64?

John Baldwin jhb at
Mon Oct 13 16:02:51 UTC 2008

On Monday 13 October 2008 08:15:56 am Gary Jennejohn wrote:
> This behavior leads me to believe that FreeBSD is only using the memory
> mapping hints provided by the BIOS and is not sizing and mapping memory
> itself.
> Is that correct?

Yes, we depend on the BIOS SMAP (System Map) table.

John Baldwin

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