Re: Kernel size beyond 16 MB on amd64

2018-04-17 Thread Franco Fichtner
Hi Stuart et al., Sorry for the delay. Meanwhile, I've been reproducing the issue on 6.3 by adding device rd and increasing MINIROOTSIZE to grow the non-gdb amd64 kernel beyond 16 MB. The kernel simply fails to boot. > If the kernel should grow to a point where we run past some limit, we'll

Re: Kernel size beyond 16 MB on amd64

2018-03-13 Thread Stuart Henderson
On 2018/03/12 17:50, Franco Fichtner wrote: > Hi, > > With regard to a commit[1] by Theo in 2013, several questions > in the years before and a partial lift of the limitation on > i386 a while back (2015?) I'd like to ask what the future plans > are for OpenBSD. > > Peeking at NetBSD, where the

Re: Kernel size beyond 16 MB on amd64

2018-03-13 Thread Mike Larkin
On Tue, Mar 13, 2018 at 04:15:23PM +0100, Franco Fichtner wrote: > > > On 13. Mar 2018, at 4:04 PM, Ted Unangst wrote: > > > > Franco Fichtner wrote: > >> What can we do to help? > > > > Write smaller code... > > Fair enough. ;) > > On a more serious note, I'm referring

Re: Kernel size beyond 16 MB on amd64

2018-03-13 Thread Franco Fichtner
> On 13. Mar 2018, at 4:04 PM, Ted Unangst wrote: > > Franco Fichtner wrote: >> What can we do to help? > > Write smaller code... Fair enough. ;) On a more serious note, I'm referring to: https://marc.info/?l=openbsd-tech=112152576800634=2 "Immediate reboots" is what

Re: Kernel size beyond 16 MB on amd64

2018-03-13 Thread Ted Unangst
Franco Fichtner wrote: > What can we do to help? Write smaller code...

Re: Kernel size beyond 16 MB on amd64

2018-03-12 Thread Mike Larkin
On Mon, Mar 12, 2018 at 05:50:42PM +0100, Franco Fichtner wrote: > Hi, > > With regard to a commit[1] by Theo in 2013, several questions > in the years before and a partial lift of the limitation on > i386 a while back (2015?) I'd like to ask what the future plans > are for OpenBSD. > > Peeking

Kernel size beyond 16 MB on amd64

2018-03-12 Thread Franco Fichtner
Hi, With regard to a commit[1] by Theo in 2013, several questions in the years before and a partial lift of the limitation on i386 a while back (2015?) I'd like to ask what the future plans are for OpenBSD. Peeking at NetBSD, where the amd64 was bootstrapped, they are at 48 MB kernel size at the