In response to Robert Fitzpatrick <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>: > On Thu, 2008-01-17 at 22:19 +0100, Ivan Voras wrote: > > Robert Fitzpatrick wrote: > > > > > real memory = 3220635648 (3071 MB) > > > avail memory = 3150565376 (3004 MB) > > > > > > we have 3GB of RAM available with actually 4GB physical RAM installed? > > > > If you're using a 32-bit (i386) kernel you need PAE. Or switch to 64-bit > > (amd64). > > Yes, this is something else I've found I need to do to these i386 > servers since we upgraded the memory, I guess I'll get PAE in the kernel > and switch the RAID, should provide quite a difference, yes? Some people > have suggested the PAE drivers may not be stable with my hardware.
I don't recommend PAE simply because amd64 works so well and PAE is a holdover hack. That being said, if your hardware is i386 only, you're stuck with PAE. -- Bill Moran http://www.potentialtech.com _______________________________________________ email@example.com mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"