5.3-Stable & Dual Opteron with 12GB memory!

Doug White dwhite at gumbysoft.com
Wed Mar 9 23:36:36 PST 2005

On Tue, 8 Mar 2005, Martin Nilsson wrote:

> Anybody running a recent 5.3-stable amd64 on a box with lots of memory,
> and does it work?
>  From very brief testing a Dual Opteron with 12GB memory just reboots
> when the kenel probes devices. SATA disks on built in SiL 3114
> controller. 5.3-stable from yesterday compiled with -O, the system works
> with 8GB memory.
> Have anybody else got a similar system working?

There was a known problem with 5.3-RELEASE and >4GB RAM. As you found,
5.3-stable has the fix, as well as 5.3-RELEASE-p5.

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