am2 MBs - 4g + SCSI wipes out root partition

Gary Jennejohn gary.jennejohn at
Sat Oct 11 02:31:03 PDT 2008

On Fri, 10 Oct 2008 14:29:37 -0300
JoaoBR <joao at> wrote:

> I tried MBs as Asus, Abit and Gigabyte all same result
> Same hardware with SATA works perfect
> Same hardware with scsi up to 3.5Gigs installed works perfect
> what calls my attention that all this MBs do not have the memroy hole 
> remapping feature so the complete 4gigs are available what normally was not 
> the case with amd64 Mbs for the Athlon 64 CPUs
> some has an opinion if this is a freebsd issue or MB falure or scsi drv 
> problem?

It's a driver problem.  If you want to use SCSI then you'll have to limit
memory to 3.5 GB.

Gary Jennejohn

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