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From: xcourse97@×××××××.net
To: gentoo-amd64@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-amd64] Re: 2.6.16 and ndiswrapper
Date: Sun, 26 Mar 2006 02:28:47
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-amd64] Re: 2.6.16 and ndiswrapper by "Boyd Stephen Smith Jr."
On Saturday 25 March 2006 17:58, Boyd Stephen Smith Jr. wrote:

> > I had something like this happening on my 4GB system. With IOMMU off, I'd > only have access to like 2G of memory. With IOMMU on, I had various > results, ranging from kernel panic before initrd is loaded to missing > memory (small, like maybe the size of my PCI IO window?) to a completely > working system with devices properly mapped to memory addresses beyond my > physical RAM. These various behaviors were controlled, oddly enough, by > my BIOS settings. > > I'm running a Tyan Dual-Opteron Dual-PCIe board... If you've got a similar > board, I can share my BIOS and kernel settings and maybe you can resolve > your IOMMU issues.
Just out of curiousity, is it the Tyan S2895? Bill Tetrault Madison, WI -- gentoo-amd64@g.o mailing list


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