Subject: Re: How to install NetBSD on Intel ICH8 ?
To: None <>
From: Thomas Feddersen <>
List: netbsd-users
Date: 11/26/2006 00:15:43
Am 25.11.2006, 22:53 Uhr, schrieb Quentin Garnier <>:

> On Sat, Nov 25, 2006 at 08:57:38PM +0100, Thomas Feddersen wrote:
>> The system installs fine and runs allright in idle or low load, but  
>> when I
>> write a large stream of data to the disk(s), the system crashes. I have
>> filed problem report kern/35120 in this respect.
>> Seems ICH8 is not yet fully supported.
>> Do you know, whether ICH8 support is planned for the NetBSD-4.0 release?
> Your problem is not ICH8.  The issue is the integrated graphic adapter
> that kind of steals a part of the main memory but NetBSD doesn't know
> about it.  There should be a setting in the BIOS about that.  Not that
> it necessarily solves the issue, but it's a start.
I deactivated the integrated graphic adapter in the Bios and plugged a  
separate graphic card into the PCI-slot ->
No improvement, the system still crashes after a few seconds of data