On Monday 21 January 2002 10:20 pm, Kenneth D. Merry wrote:
> I've got a machine with 4G of RAM, and I'm trying to test all the RAM out
> to make sure it's okay.
> I've tried doing buildworlds, but never end up using more than 1G of RAM on
> cache, etc.
> I've got -current and -stable on it, and I've tried making an MFS
> filesystem under -stable.  I can't seem to get more than a 512M MFS
> filesystem allocated under -stable.  (I've got two 2G swap partitions.)
> I tried using md to make a swap-backed filesystem under -current, but the
> problem is that it actually seems to back it with swap.  (pstat -s shows
> disk space used, unlike MFS under -stable)
> Is there a way, under -current or -stable, to make a true RAMdisk that is
> around 2GB in size?
> Ken

If all you want to do is test the RAM:
  (download the Windows version and use
    dd to put the binary on a floppy)

As far as your other questions, well ....


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