Subject: Re: Midrange machine + NetBSD. Comments?
To: Zafer Aydogan <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Greg Oster <email@example.com>
Date: 02/13/2006 19:10:13
Zafer Aydogan writes:
> I think the 4 TB Hard Disk space could be a problem.
> Looks like NetBSD doesn't work well above 2 TB. But I don't know, if
> that was only related to RAIDFRAME.
Umm.... there might be filesystem issues, and there might be
disklabel issues, but I'm unaware of any 2TB or 4TB problems with
RAIDframe. If you know of some, please let me know (or file a
> 2006/2/14, Marc Tooley <netbsdMLpostNO@spam.quake.ca>:
> > I'm picking up a nice machine for other testing purposes. It'll be
> > midrange:
> > Tyan Thunder K8W (S2885)
> > LSI MegaRAID SATA 300-8X 8PT
> > 8 x 250GB Maxtor SATA2/16MB/etc (for the MegaRAID)
> > 1 x 250GB SATA2 for multibooted OSes
> > 8 GB DDR400, ECC Registered RAM
> > 2 x AMD Opteron 246
> > ... and basically, I'm wondering whether there's anyone else running
> > NetBSD on similar hardware with a useful degree of success?
> > One specific: am I going to need to build a specialised kernel to prep
> > for the 8GB RAM? I seem to recall that sometimes memory above 2GB
> > requires:
> > REALBASEMEM
> > REALEXTMEM
> > ... does it still?
> > Comments appreciated; note the Reply-To: firstname.lastname@example.org.
> > Thanks.