Subject: Re: Midrange machine + NetBSD. Comments?
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Zafer Aydogan <email@example.com>
Date: 02/14/2006 01:55:25
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.
2006/2/14, Marc Tooley <netbsdMLpostNO@spam.quake.ca>:
> I'm picking up a nice machine for other testing purposes. It'll be
> 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
> ... does it still?
> Comments appreciated; note the Reply-To: firstname.lastname@example.org.