Re: DMA problem (?) w/ 2.4.6-xfs and ServerWorks OSB4 Chipset

From: Ignacio Vazquez-Abrams (
Date: Sun Jul 29 2001 - 17:29:42 EST

On Sun, 29 Jul 2001, Marvin Justice wrote:

> On an unrelated topic the Serverworks LE chipset does not seem to be capable
> of handling 4GB of RAM, despite what the board vendors claim in their specs.
> When a 4th 1G stick is added the system gets really slow --- like maybe
> cacheing is disabled. We've seen this on both Tyan and SuperMicro boards. The
> HE chipset seems to be ok.
> Marvin Justice

I believe I remember a thread some time ago regarding the fact that
sometimes caching only works for a certain maximum amount of memory. It could
very well be that this is the case.

Ignacio Vazquez-Abrams  <>

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