On Wed, Mar 4, 2009 at 6:26 AM, Olivier Nicole <o...@cs.ait.ac.th> wrote:
> Hi, > > I have a couple of new Dell PowerEdge 2950 with 16GB RAM and I found > the following issue when trying to install FreeBSD. > > FreeBSD i386 6.4_RELENG > ======================= > > 8 GB RAM: OK except "acpi_alloc_makeop_handler: can't alloc wake > memory" corrected with PR 120515 > > 16GB RAM: panic: "pmap_mapdev: could'n allocate kernel vistual memory" > when loading miibus > > 32GB RAM: panic as soon as the kernel loads, cannot read the error > message (several pages) > > FreeBSD i386 7.1 > ================ > > Plain distribution, I have not yet upgraded to RELENG. > > It reports for each CPU, on GENERIC and PAE kernel: > > cpu0: <ACPI CPU> on acpi0 > est0: <Enhanced SpeedStep Frequency Control> on cpu0 > est: CPU supports Enhanced Speedstep, but is not recognized. > est: cpu_vendor GenuineIntel, msr 471b471b0600471b > > 8 GB RAM: OK > > 16GB RAM: OK > > 32GB RAM: panic as soon as the kernel loads > > I got the 32GB RAM by combining the memory from both servers. > > I'd prefer using legacy kernel (6.4) but I beleive 7.1 is OK too. > > One of the server will not be installed for a while and I could run > test on it if I am directed what to doo. > > I can repost to a more appropriate list if I am told what list would > be the best. > Hmm, while not adding any value, I thank God you started off this thread. I have two of those I should be installing any time now. However, I am going to use 7.1-STABLE on them. I see no reason why you should run 6.4 at all though. What's your motivation towards thaat angle? I suggest you install the 7.1 and update it to -STABLE then see if anything changes as regards the CPU (est message), while we wait for the magic word from the dedicated developers. -- Best regards, Odhiambo WASHINGTON, Nairobi,KE +254733744121/+254722743223 _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ "The only time a woman really succeeds in changing a man is when he is a baby." - Natalie Wood _______________________________________________ firstname.lastname@example.org mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "freebsd-questions-unsubscr...@freebsd.org"