orbman at thingysrealm.myftp.org
Sun Jun 20 00:49:15 BST 2004
Bruce Cran wrote:
> On 19 Jun 2004, at 21:17, Grant wrote:
>> Hi, got a compaq proliant 2500R server with dual CPU, 800mb of ram
>> and a smart-2H raid card...
>> The problem is that i have installed freebsd 4.10 and 5.2.1 and BOTH
>> dont find the right amount of ram it only finds 16mb!, so i had read
>> about settinig ram in tthe kernel, but the problem is compiling a
>> kernel on a very slow 16mb server takes ages (so far 4hours and thats
>> just the make depend)... so i was wondering if there is a way to set
>> the ram at boot or install ?....
> I think you can tell FreeBSD how much RAM you have installed by
> editing /boot/loader.conf and adding the line
> set hw.physmem="800M"
> and then rebooting.
> Bruce Cran
it worked perfect! this is the fastest i seen freebsd go :) i guess
people are right when they say RAM is important :P
Thanks for the quick reply... sorry i only just replied only quiet time
i had to try it :)
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