Systems with > 16 GB RAM

Marius Strobl marius at
Sun Apr 15 09:44:30 UTC 2007

On Thu, Apr 12, 2007 at 03:50:33PM -0500, Nathan Whitehorn wrote:
> Does anyone know if there are currently problems booting on systems with 
> more than 16 GB of RAM? I noticed a note from release engineering on 
> 6.1-RELEASE saying this, but couldn't find any details.
> If this is true, does anyone have any theories for what is 
> responsible/patches?

This particular todo list entry refers to the absence of
bounce buffer support in iommu(4). Other than this the only
other issue I'm aware of is that executing kernel modules
above 4G doesn't work as also mentioned in that list.


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