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Re: spurious reboot

I had a machine (a Dell Dimension 9200, I think) that showed 2Gb of RAM 
(without PAE) with 4Gb or more of memory.


Jason M.

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> On Nov 28, 2013, at 11:35 AM, Manuel Bouyer 
> <> wrote:
>> On Thu, Nov 28, 2013 at 04:31:48PM +0000, Emmanuel Dreyfus wrote:
>>> On Thu, Nov 28, 2013 at 05:27:15PM +0100, Manuel Bouyer wrote:
>>> A GENERIC/i386 won't see more than 4Gb anyway, and usually it's more
>>> like 3Gb because 1Gb mapped to PCI memory space. GENERIC/i386 with PAE
>>> should see the 8Gb but maybe it has not been tested as much as i386 or 
>>> amd64.
>> Sure, but 3GB is not 2GB...
> Yes, but depending on the hardware and BIOS, I can immagine that only 2GB can
> be below the 2^32 limit, and the remaming above (eventually well above).
> Splitting at 3Gb is more annoying, hardware-wise, than at 2Gb.
> -- 
> Manuel Bouyer <>
>     NetBSD: 26 ans d'experience feront toujours la difference
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