PEA kernel in FreeBSD 7.0

Ivan Voras ivoras at
Wed Nov 19 05:27:42 PST 2008

Olivier Nicole wrote:
> Hi,
> I am about to install few brand new servers, each with 8GB RAM.
> If I choose to use 7.0, will I have to use PEA kernel to be able to
> access the total memory?

Yes if you want to use the 32-bit version of FreeBSD.

Use a 64-bit version instead.

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