RAM not recognized

Robert Huff roberthuff at rcn.com
Tue Mar 4 00:50:13 UTC 2008

Paul A. Procacci writes:
>  >  AMD Features=0x20100000<NX,LM>
>  >  AMD Features2=0x1<LAHF>
>  >  Cores per package: 4
>  > real memory  = 3484745728 (3323 MB)
>  > avail memory = 3405631488 (3247 MB)

>  This is not a problem of FreeBSD but of i386/x86 architecture
>  which max memory limit is 4GB i theory and 3-3.5GB in practice,
>  you can use PAE to use 36bit addressing (instead of default
>  32bit) for memory to get full 4GB on i386 but you will not be
>  able to have loadable kernel modules for example, other sollution
>  for this is using amd64/64bit FreeBSD, where you will have full
>  4GB and even more without any problems.

	... and not be able to run some ports; some won't run in native 64
bit mode, some won't run at all.

			Robert Huff

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