[linux-dvb] Duel Hauppauge HVR-1600

Darren Salt linux at youmustbejoking.demon.co.uk
Wed Oct 15 14:54:20 CEST 2008


I demand that Andy Walls may or may not have written...

> On Tue, 2008-10-14 at 20:54 -0500, Tom Moore wrote:
>> Thanks Andy for the reply.
>> I did what you said and now I'm getting an memory error message when
>> booting
>> The message reads:
>> Initrd extends beyond end of memory (0x37fef23a > 0x30000000)

> Well, that's a new one on me.

>> I tried lowering the amount but anything over 128M and I get the error
>> message.

[snip]
> The driver did make some suggestions in its original error message:
>>> cx18-1: ioremap failed, perhaps increasing __VMALLOC_RESERVE in page.h
>>> cx18-1: or disabling CONFIG_HIGHMEM4G into the kernel would help
>>> cx18-1: Error -12 on initialization

> both of which you could try.  They involve building a custom kernel.

> There may be other ways, but I'm no expert in Linux memory management.
> I suspect someone over on the LKML is.

I'd go straight for an amd64 kernel, so long as the hardware supports it.
That way, the 1GB/4GB/64GB stuff becomes irrelevant.

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