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Re: setting memory at boot time
- To: misc_(_at_)_openbsd_(_dot_)_org
- Subject: Re: setting memory at boot time
- From: Jason Opperisano <opie_(_at_)_817west_(_dot_)_com>
- Date: Thu, 18 Nov 2004 10:09:17 -0500
On Thu, 2004-11-18 at 01:43, Nick Nauwelaerts wrote:
> On Wed, 17 Nov 2004 18:35:06 -0500
> Rod Dorman <rodd_(_at_)_polylogics_(_dot_)_com> wrote:
> > On Wednesday, November 17, 2004, 14:15:57, Nick Nauwelaerts wrote:
> > > ... I should be able to use "machine memory" at the boot>
> > > prompt to limit the amount of memory to 1GB and thus prevent the
> > > panic. The command I tried for this is "machine memory
> > > -0xC0000000_(_at_)_0x40000000" which should remove 7GB starting right after
> > > the first GB.
> > Unless my math is way off 0xC0000000 is 3 GiB, not 7 GiB.
> Well, I get the same result when using decimals (echo"1024*1024*1024*7"
> | bc).
> // nick
using a scientific calculator:
1024*1024*1024*7 = 7516192768 = 0x1C0000000
i'm not fancy enough to know how to use bc...
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