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 at NetBSD, where the amd64 was bootstrapped, they are at
> 48 MB kernel size at the moment.
> Will a future OpenBSD release increase it?
> What can we do to help?
> Cheers,
> Franco
> --
> [1] https://github.com/openbsd/src/commit/453010f2034

That commit was only to move the kernel phys load address to 16MB.

If the kernel should grow to a point where we run past some limit, we'll fix
it. Right now, bsd.gdb kernels are > 50MB and load fine.


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