PAE: Cannot fork

krad kraduk at
Thu Apr 14 09:08:07 UTC 2011

On 14 April 2011 08:05, Dennis Nikiforov <dennis.nikiforov at> wrote:

> Hello,
>        I have a problem with FreeBSD 7.x 32bit running the standard PAE
> kernel on a dell R210 server with 16GB of RAM. All servers spec'ed like this
> have the same identical problem and it is not a hardware issue because all
> memory tests have been negative.
>        basically the issue comes after PAE kernel has been compiled and the
> system outputs all the time the following:
>        cannot fork kstack allocation failed or vm_thread_new: kstack
> allocation failed
>        Since, this is a dell server there is basically nothing that I can
> disable in BIOS, so perhaps someone knows what loader options do I need to
> tweak the kernel and stop this from happening.
> Thanks,
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why not use 64 bit as the r210 should be capable

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