Aristedes Maniatis ari at ish.com.au
Tue Feb 12 00:44:57 UTC 2008

On 11/02/2008, at 9:55 PM, Kris Kennaway wrote:

> Aristedes Maniatis wrote:
>> Given the high memory usage requirements of ZFS, I'd like to load  
>> up servers using it with as much memory as I can. More than 4Gb of  
>> memory on older 32bit CPUs. Since PAE doesn't play with loadable  
>> kernel modules, is there a way to compile ZFS into the kernel  
>> itself (if I tick a box that says I know that licensing issues  
>> exist)?
> PAE does work with kernel modules, and ZFS works fine.

That is great news. Does that mean that the text [1] "KLD modules  
cannot be loaded into a PAE enabled kernel, due to the differences in  
the build framework of a module and the kernel." is wrong or that I've  
misunderstood what it means?

[1] http://www.freebsd.org/doc/en_US.ISO8859-1/books/handbook/kernelconfig-config.html

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