8.4 and PAE addressing

Jonas Norlander jonorland at gmail.com
Sat Apr 4 17:27:16 UTC 2009

On Sat, Apr 4, 2009 at 6:51 PM, Tony Sivori <TonySivori at yahoo.com> wrote:
> I have an 8.04 Kubuntu install that is about as close as it gets to
> computing nirvana. Now I'm moving from my aging single core P4 to a quad
> core machine with 4 GB of ram expandable to 8 GB.
> Since I really like my current install, I plan to use Remastersys to clone
> the current install to the new hardware.
> I've done a substantial amount of Googling, and it appears that PAE
> addressing is not enabled in the Kubuntu kernel. Which of course
> results in the OS only seeing about 3.5 GB of ram. Worse yet, it appears
> that enabling PAE requires recompiling the kernel (something I've never
> done) and based on what I've read the recompile will not play nice with
> future Adept updates.

I have kubuntu 8.10 on a amd quad core 9600 with 4 GB of ram and all
can be used. Dont know how it is in 8.04.

/ Jonas

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