5.3-BETA5 PAE Panic/Problems

Stefan Bethke stb at lassitu.de
Thu Sep 23 06:43:31 PDT 2004

Am 22.09.2004 um 21:20 schrieb kdulzo at skoda.sockpuppet.org:

>   I've been searching around for what I might be doing incorrectly, but
> seem to have come to a dead stop in setting up a HP Proliant DL380G3
> machine with a PAE enabled 5.3-BETA kernel.  I've tried BETAS 3,4, and 
> 5
> with no luck.  The default PAE configuration file causes the problem
> indicated in the log below.  FOO is a copy of PAE config with KDB, DDB,
> and KVA_PAGES=512.  Am I incorrect in assuming this should work on 5.3?

You might want to try to limit the kmem size, if you haven't done so 

options         VM_KMEM_SIZE_MAX=419430400      #400MB

(Kris Kennaways suggestion.)

Stefan Bethke <stb at lassitu.de>   Fon +49 170 346 0140

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