Subject: Re: 4 gig DRAM
To: Wolfgang S. Rupprecht <>
From: Manuel Bouyer <>
List: netbsd-users
Date: 06/28/2003 15:51:12
On Thu, Jun 26, 2003 at 03:07:55PM -0700, Wolfgang S. Rupprecht wrote:
> The newest Intel boards have 4 dram sockets again, and in theory the
> sockets can take up to 1Gig DIMMS.  That gives one up to 4Gigs dram on
> the board.
> Would netbsd/i386 be able to boot on a machine that had 4 Gigs
> installed?  I realize it won't be able to use more than 3.5 Gigs, but
> am curious if the machine would panic or be able to run normally.

It may need some kernel params to be adjusted, but it should work. and both have 4G or RAM.

Manuel Bouyer <>
     NetBSD: 24 ans d'experience feront toujours la difference