JFYI: VirtualBox stable/unstable setteings (3.0.51.r22902)

Andriy Gapon avg at icyb.net.ua
Wed Dec 23 22:44:51 UTC 2009

on 23/12/2009 22:45 Michael Butler said the following:
> On 12/23/09 11:47, Andriy Gapon wrote:
>> on 23/12/2009 16:55 Michael Butler said the following:
>>> Another data point:
>>> setting "vm.pmap.pg_ps_enabled=1" on my core duo seems to invite random
>>> "fault on no-fault entry" panics. I have been unable to pin this down
>>> any further because, even with a full debug + invariant kernel, it locks
>>> solid with no dump saved :-(
>> uname -m: i386 or amd64?
> FreeBSD 9.0-CURRENT #12 r200840: Tue Dec 22 10:38:57 EST 2009 i386

OK.  I am not sure about the exact details but there seems to be a known issue
with superpages on i386 and that's the reason they are disabled by default.
So, it's probably best not to enable them for time being.

Andriy Gapon

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