Subject: Re: Why is my RAM Frying?
To: David Shaw <>
From: Manuel Bouyer <>
List: netbsd-users
Date: 03/15/2005 20:40:32
On Mon, Mar 14, 2005 at 05:32:16PM -0800, David Shaw wrote:
> Right. Sounds painful ;)
> However, I'll do that.
> Anyway, is there any way to limit my RAM usage? Perhaps if I don't use
> 100% of my RAM, I won't get the weird errors that I'm getting. Normal

I'm not sure there's an option for this in the boot loader or userconf
(accessible with boot -c) but you can rebuild a kernel with
options REALEXTMEM="xxxx"
the value is in kilobytes.

Manuel Bouyer <>
     NetBSD: 26 ans d'experience feront toujours la difference