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Date:      Thu, 14 Apr 2011 16:20:29 +0300
From:      Dennis Nikiforov <dennis.nikiforov@gmail.com>
To:        krad <kraduk@gmail.com>
Cc:        freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: PAE: Cannot fork
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Well, the idea was to run many instances of the app (each process does =
not need more than a couple of gigs of ram). Using virtualization is =
another option, but it will require a lot more maintenance of every VM. =
It would be a lot better if a single OS can use PAE.

On Apr 14, 2011, at 3:47 PM, krad wrote:

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>=20
> On 14 April 2011 11:14, Dennis Nikiforov <dennis.nikiforov@gmail.com> =
wrote:
> There is a legacy piece of custom software that runs only on 32 bit =
systems, so going to 64 bit is not possible.
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> On Apr 14, 2011, at 12:08 PM, krad wrote:
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>>=20
>>=20
>> On 14 April 2011 08:05, Dennis Nikiforov <dennis.nikiforov@gmail.com> =
wrote:
>> Hello,
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>>        I have a problem with FreeBSD 7.x 32bit running the standard =
PAE kernel on a dell R210 server with 16GB of RAM. All servers spec'ed =
like this have the same identical problem and it is not a hardware issue =
because all memory tests have been negative.
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>>        basically the issue comes after PAE kernel has been compiled =
and the system outputs all the time the following:
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>>        cannot fork kstack allocation failed or vm_thread_new: kstack =
allocation failed
>>=20
>>        Since, this is a dell server there is basically nothing that I =
can disable in BIOS, so perhaps someone knows what loader options do I =
need to tweak the kernel and stop this from happening.
>>=20
>> Thanks,
>> Dennis_______________________________________________
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>>=20
>> why not use 64 bit as the r210 should be capable
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>=20
> not even with lib32, also why not just not run pae. After all if its a =
32bit app it cant address all the ram anyhow




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