Subject: Re: kern/18636: Multiple uvm_pagefaults
To: Manuel Bouyer <>
From: Julio Merino <>
List: netbsd-bugs
Date: 10/13/2002 21:02:54
On Sun, 13 Oct 2002 20:48:32 +0200
Manuel Bouyer <> wrote:

> > Ah!  Now, we've got a difference that may lead to something.  The
> > configs that are breaking are 384MB (128MB+256MB) and 512MB.  And
> > the 1.5.2 failures, I believe, are after I upgraded from 256M to
> > 384M.
> > 
> > And it would explain why I'm seeing the problem, but nobody else.  I
> > have *lots* of memory.
> That's not lots these days. is running 1.5.3 with 384MB
> (and I believe has run previous releases with that amount of memory too).
> is running 1.6 with 3.5GB. For sure there are lots of other
> machines with more than 256MB running NetBSD out there.

I've 384MB ram in my computer. I've been running NetBSD intensively in it
since 1.5ZA; now I have 1.6I and I've *no* crashes (despite some problems with

OTOH, I've a 486 with 8mb of ram that's giving LOTS of errors (but well,
memtest86 tells them)... I've to try to clean ram slots. BTW, the errors happen
with any os. Have you tried other os'es in that computer?


Julio Merino ( <>