Subject: misc/4096: BIOSEXTMEM not documented in options.4
To: None <>
From: Hubert Feyrer <>
List: netbsd-bugs
Date: 09/06/1997 23:17:17
>Number:         4096
>Category:       misc
>Synopsis:       BIOSEXTMEM not documented in options.4
>Confidential:   no
>Severity:       serious
>Priority:       medium
>Responsible:    misc-bug-people (Misc Bug People)
>State:          open
>Class:          doc-bug
>Submitter-Id:   net
>Arrival-Date:   Sun Sep  7 18:35:01 1997
>Originator:     Hubert Feyrer
Hubert Feyrer <>
>Release:        090815 i386 Snapshot
System: NetBSD miyu 1.2G NetBSD 1.2G (MIYU) #12: Fri Sep 5 12:16:34 MEST 1997 feyrer@miyu:/usr/src12G-970815/sys/arch/i386/compile/MIYU i386

	BIOSEXTMEM isn't documented in options.4

	man BIOSEXTMEM | sed s/.^H//g | grep BIOSEXTMEM

	--- /usr/src/share/man/man4/options.4.orig	Sat Sep  6 22:55:06 1997
	+++ /usr/src/share/man/man4/options.4	Sat Sep  6 23:13:31 1997
	@@ -618,6 +618,11 @@
	 and much of the networking code.
	 .Em N.B. This option is silently
	 .Em turned on by the DEBUG option.
	+.It Cd options BIOSEXTMEM=integer
	+Some BIOSes don't get the size of extended memory right.  If you 
	+have such a broken BIOS, set this value to the number of MBs over
	+1M * 1024.
	+This option is only available on the i386.
	 .Ss Networking Options
	 .Bl -ohang