Subject: Re: Is there a memory limit to NetBSD?
To: Gerald C. Simmons <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Jason R Thorpe <email@example.com>
Date: 06/06/2001 08:02:48
On Wed, Jun 06, 2001 at 07:24:05AM -0700, Gerald C. Simmons wrote:
> I searched through the supported H/W stuff on www.netbsd.org, but found
> nothing relating to how much memory NetBSD could address.
> Someone I was talking to yesterday, made the comment that NetBSD could only
> address up to 2GB of memory. This WAS in reference to a MIPs platform, but I
> was unaware than ANY platform had any such restriction.
On 32-bit MIPS, the hardware has a limit of 2GB of RAM. Obviously, this
is going to be somewhat machine-dependent, but NetBSD has been used on
x86 machines that have 4G of RAM, and it worked quite well.
-- Jason R. Thorpe <firstname.lastname@example.org>