Subject: Re: memory > 64M how to handle
To: None <current-users@NetBSD.ORG>
From: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 07/14/1996 10:51:56
CHAN Yiu Wah (BAC1 Student) (email@example.com) wrote:
: 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)
: 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.