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Re: UVM crash in NetBSD/i386 PAE with 32 GB of RAM

Mindaugas Rasiukevicius <> wrote:

>  If NetBSD ships PAE,
> we ought to fix its bugs, but generally - i386 PAE is inferior to amd64
> in practically all aspects, so just do not use it if you can.

The idea of i386 PAE if that if an i386 lacks some RAM, you can just
drop a PAE kernel and add memory. 

Moving the system to amd64 is a bit more work. compat_netbsd32 is nice
but has a few things uncovered, hence it is likely that the whole system
will have to be reinstalled.

Emmanuel Dreyfus

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