Subject: Re: grub and amd64.. issues?
To: Garrett D'Amore <Garrett.Damore@Sun.COM>
From: Manuel Bouyer <>
List: port-amd64
Date: 07/02/2007 22:18:22
On Mon, Jul 02, 2007 at 01:08:05PM -0700, Garrett D'Amore wrote:
> >An i386 kernel should work on a box with 8G, it just will see only
> >about 3Gb. It may not be what you expect, but it should be a solution
> >to start working on the patches :)
> >  
> No, it panics with start > end in uvm_load_physpage.

So it looks like it's a bug in NetBSD. A workaround could be to
boot NetBSD as dom0 under Xen3, it can work. It would be enough
to patch the mpt driver ...

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