Subject: Re: snap-19981207 crashes on mucho memory.
To: None <Havard.Eidnes@runit.sintef.no>
From: Perry E. Metzger <email@example.com>
Date: 12/18/1998 10:35:29
> > I tried to boot an i386 system with 1024 MB of memory from the
> > snap-19981207 kernel. It crashed severely. It loads the kernel, prints
> > the Berkeley banner, and then immediately crashes before attempting to
> > do anything more. No CPU type, no memory count, no i/f probing, just
> > crash. The message was:
> > ELF symbol table not valid.
> > page fault trap.
> > _uvm_pageboot_alloc+0x9c
> From what I can see, this is all happening inside
> uvm_pageboot_alloc at the place where pmap_kenter_pa is expanded
> as inline code from pmap.new.h:
BTW, I really hope that we track this one down. Working on huge memory
machines would seem to be a requirement.