Subject: Re: large memory in i386
To: Michael Robinson <>
From: Perry E. Metzger <>
List: port-i386
Date: 09/10/1996 17:04:18
Michael Robinson writes:
> Ever since we put an extra 32MB of memory in our i386 server, (running
> NetBSD 1.1, bringing it to 128MB) we've seen it reboot about every day
> on average.  There appears to be no particular reason it does this.
> I've increased NMBCLUSTERS to 1024, NKMEMCLUSTERS to 8192, and NKPDE to 32,
> as what I've read suggests, but this hasn't helped -- indeed, the new
> kernel does not usually make it through /etc/rc.  

Is it possible that you are suffering from a defect in your new
memory, and not from a true software problem?

In any case, what chip set is your motherboard?