[Soekris] 4801 and OpenBSD 3.3 - memory issue

Chris Cappuccio chris at nmedia.net
Wed Aug 13 17:10:18 UTC 2003


machine mem is documented in boot.conf(8)

Peter Curran [pcurran at ticl.co.uk] wrote:
> Chris
> 
> Your version works,  Michiel's seems to but when you run dmesg you get a
> sysctl error.
> 
> Whereabouts is the stuff documented?
> 
> Cheers
> 
> Peter
> 
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Chris Cappuccio" <chris at nmedia.net>
> To: "michiel de bruijn" <mdb at x42.net>
> Cc: <soekris-tech at lists.soekris.com>
> Sent: Tuesday, August 12, 2003 1:57 AM
> Subject: Re: [Soekris] 4801 and OpenBSD 3.3 - memory issue
> 
> 
> > michiel de bruijn [mdb at x42.net] wrote:
> > >
> > > In the meantime, you can use the 'machine mem +0x4000000 at 0x4100000' boot
> > > command (which can be persisted to /etc/boot.conf) to make OpenBSD
> recognize
> > > the additional RAM. Note that I don't absolutely guarantee these values
> are
> > > correct -- if you get strange crashes under high memory load, you may
> need
> > > to tweak the size and/or address parameter by about 0x100000...
> >
> > most likely, it would be correct to say 'machine mem +0x4000000 at 0x4000000'
> > (+ 64MB @ 64MB) rather than 'machine mem +0x4000000 at 0x4100000' (+ 64MB @
> > 65MB)
> >
> > -c
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