Subject: Re: memory > 64M how to handle
To: None <current-users@NetBSD.ORG>
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List: current-users
Date: 07/14/1996 10:51:56
CHAN Yiu Wah (BAC1 Student) ( wrote:
: Hello,
: I recent put some memory into my netbsd-current. I found that when the 
: memory is greater than 64M, the system didn't report correctly.  
Yes, BIOS is unable to report memory > 64MB

: the foillowing are the figures I tried to:-
: 1. 48M bios reports 48512KM  netbsd reports 49676288 (48512 * 1024)
: 2. 64M bios reports 65152KM  netbsd reports 66715648 (65152 * 1024)
: 3. 80M bios reports 81536KM  netbsd reports 67760128 (not equal to 81536 * 1024)
sounds right...
: I had tried to configure the EXTMEM=(81536 * 1024) and re-make the kernel.  
: When the system re-started with new kernel, it go into db>.  

Start the kernel with the -s parameter to get the symbols, and when in
the debugger, write down where it is (it tells you right above the db> line).

Then type in "trace" without the "", but with the return key at the end.

You get a procedure call list which led to the db. Note this to, then
tell us all of this, please.

	Ignatios Souvatzis