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Re: panic during boot

On Thu, Jun 22, 2006 at 02:34:13PM -0600, hal wrote:
> When booting I get the following:
> GNU mach 1.3
> AT386 boot: Physical memory from 0x0 to 0x3ff70000
> panic: linux_init: alloc PCI memory failed

Two patches that are in the current Debian gnumach package don't mix
well: there is one patch to make GNU Mach work with (i.e. ignore) RAM
equipent above something like 970 MiB and a patch to make the Linux
drivers use a different method of memory allocation.  The combination of
both currently fails to work, as you can see.

A work-around that gets applied usually is to limit the amount of RAM
which GNU Mach gets to see by using GRUB's `uppermem' facility.  Does
that help?

for the complete story.  Gianluca, any news about an updated patch?


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