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SubjectRe: aacraid and large memory problem (2.6.0-test11)
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On Tue, 2003-12-02 at 11:35, Kevin Fenzi wrote:
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> Greetings,
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> Booting 2.6.0-test11 on a machine with 8GB memory and using the
> aacraid driver results in a hang on boot. Passing mem=2048M causes it
> to boot normally. 4GB also hangs. 2.6.0-test8 booted normally on this
> same hardware.
>
> 8GB memory, dual xeon 3.06mhz with hyperthreading, RedHat 9 on it
> currently.
>
> Happy to provide details on setup/software, etc.
>
> Perhaps this patch in 2.6.0-test9 is the culprit?
> http://www.linuxhq.com/kernel/v2.6/0-test9/drivers/scsi/aacraid/comminit.c

This patch is what made aacraid work with over 4 gig of memory for me.
I have an 8 proc system with 16gig of memory and without this patch I
get data corruption in high memory.

I don't boot on the aacraid though.


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Mark Haverkamp <markh@osdl.org>

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