RE: Anyone run LInux with 16GB RAM?
Thanks for the reply. Will try these out and I suggested moving
to a quad-proc system. That may very well end up being the best
bet anyway =)
Will continue playing.
On Mon, 2003-08-04 at 15:26, Jones, Steven wrote:
> Some ideas we threw rounf the office,
> page size increase? 4 meg pages? turn off virtual memory?
> Isnt this a little light on CPU's if your considering 16 Gig of ram? (yes I
> know its cheap)
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> Subject: Anyone run LInux with 16GB RAM?
> Has anyone been able to get a Linux system, preferably Debian Woody, to
> run stably with 16GB RAM? I have someone who has a Dual Xeon proc
> system with 8GM RAM (8 x 1GB ECC registered) running Debian Woody and
> Oracle 9i with no problems. They would very much like to up this to
> 16GB (8 x 2GB ECC registered) but so far it crashes after 48 hours.
> I have had one person tell me that they have a quad proc machine with
> 16G RAM running fine with a self-compiled kernel.org 2.4.18 kernel, but
> we can't seem to get one working. We've enable HIGHMEM with and without
> HIGHMEM I/O but still no good. Any other positive reports with
> dual-proc machines and 16GB RAM? Patches, compiler settings, etc?
> M's to FR? Enlightening web sites or other docs?
> The memory and other subsystems have worked fine in other tests so those
> don't seem to be a problem.