Subject: Re: How to get X running?
To: Kurt Schreiner <>
From: Jukka Marin <>
List: port-amd64
Date: 08/23/2006 14:27:32
On Wed, Aug 23, 2006 at 12:40:01PM +0200, Kurt Schreiner wrote:
> > 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? ;-)
> Have you tried "s/w remapping"? That seems to be the aquivalent to
> "pci mem hole = software" on my Opteron machine, where X is ok and
> 8Gig mem are usable.

I have tried all combinations.  X reboots the system unless I disable both
sw and hw remapping - and then I lose 1 GB of RAM.