Subject: Re: How to get X running?
To: Jonathan A. Kollasch <email@example.com>
From: Jukka Marin <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 08/23/2006 00:15:32
On Tue, Aug 22, 2006 at 03:36:34PM -0500, Jonathan A. Kollasch wrote:
> > I just built a -current amd64 kernel and userland (except XFree) and tried
> > to start X (xinit) and the system rebooted immediately. The same happens
> > with 3.0.1 release kernel and binaries. I added DDB to my kernel config,
> > but the system still reboots without entering the debugger.
> Probably a X on NetBSD/amd64 issue. I needed to keep memory hole remapping
> off on a box w/ 4GiB physical to get this to not happen. I described this
> problem awhile back on this list.
Thanks. My bios has two remapping options; "s/w remapping" and "h/w
remapping". I disabled both and yea! - X no longer reboots the machine -
but, I now have only 3 GB of RAM available, probably the same amount as
under i386 port. :-(
Can I have both X and 4 GB? Please? ;-)