Subject: Re: 7GB memtest causes hard system hang.
To: Thor Lancelot Simon <>
From: Hubert Feyrer <>
List: port-amd64
Date: 01/13/2006 11:47:55
On Thu, 12 Jan 2006, Thor Lancelot Simon wrote:
> kernel.  Because of the memorylocked issue, to run a 7GB memtest I have
> to configure a few hundred megabytes of swap.
> A 4GB memtest runs fine; so does 5; I didn't try 6.
> However, a 7GB memtest gives a quick and irretrievable system hang.  The
> system appears unable even to drop to DDB.
> I'm really not even sure how to start debugging this.

A good first step is describing how to reproduce the problem.

  - Hubert