Subject: Re: Memory Disk options
To: Daniel Carosone <email@example.com>
From: Jean-Mickael <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 04/17/2004 11:31:05
I believe this problem exists since a long time
Also recent thread on "Soekris net4501" shows that boot part from 1.6.2
fixes the boot process (but it is not related to memory option).
So I hope to boot my current-NetBSD using /boot, bootxx_ffsv1 from 1.6.2...
Daniel Carosone wrote:
>On Sat, Mar 27, 2004 at 09:05:04PM +0100, Aymeric Arnoud wrote:
>>>There's a bug in the way that the MEMORY_DISK is implemented on
>>>i386 (and possibly other platforms) that effectively limits the
>>>size of the memory disk to ~ 10MB.
>>>(It's a problem that I'd like to see fixed too...)
>>I would like giving help but don't know where to start ? (it seems to crash far
>>before being able to set a breakpoint)
>>md.c / md_root.c do not change a lot for a quite long time, so any idea about
>>when the bug appears ?
>>I wonder if MEMORY_DISK_DYNAMIC could be a work-around, how to use it ?
>I hit this problem this week too, did you learn anything more?