Subject: Re: grub and amd64.. issues?
To: Martin Husemann <>
From: Manuel Bouyer <>
List: port-amd64
Date: 07/02/2007 22:16:56
On Mon, Jul 02, 2007 at 10:08:37PM +0200, Martin Husemann wrote:
> On Mon, Jul 02, 2007 at 09:57:54PM +0200, Manuel Bouyer wrote:
> > I guess grub isn't providing the expected infos about memory.
> > Did you try setting REALEXTMEM to about 3GB (or maybe 2GB to be safe) ?
> In my case it's the native bootloader. I never cared enough to fix it
> (though I think I talked to frank about it), because this machine runs
> the amd64 port usually.

Interesting. I've booted i386 on several systems with 4GB or more, and didn't
run into this. I used the native bootloader each time, though.

Manuel Bouyer <>
     NetBSD: 26 ans d'experience feront toujours la difference