Subject: Re: port-amiga/5672: system works unreliable with more than two memory segments
To: Chris G. Demetriou <>
From: Jason Thorpe <>
List: netbsd-bugs
Date: 06/29/1998 13:25:52
On Mon, 29 Jun 98 12:41:20 -0700 
 "Chris G. Demetriou" <> wrote:

 > If I recall correctly:
 > If a particular slot isn't filled, i don't believe it'll show up in
 > 'reg' either.
 > 'reg' is memory in the system, however it's mapped by hardware.

Hm, now that you mention it, that would make sense, since 4 8M regions
make up 32M, which is what I have in my Shark :-)

Oh well... the point of my message was that the Shark doens't have just
two :-)

In any case, I don't think it has anything to do with how many memory
segments you have.  Indeed, I've been loading one of my Sharks quite
heavily, and it hasn't had any problems with programs randomly dying.

The problems Matthias and Todd are seeing could certainly be related
to _bad_ memory, however.

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