Limited RAM on Raspberry Pi 2 with the image by lool

Loïc Minier loic.minier at
Tue Apr 28 08:48:52 UTC 2015


thanks for flagging this; which image did you use to solve this issue? I'm
using Paolo's kernel in my OEM snap.


On Thu, Apr 23, 2015 at 9:05 AM, Philipp Lorenz <p.lorenz at>

> Hi,
> I'm running the latest Snappy Ubuntu image from "lool" on my Raspberry Pi
> 2 (from this site:
> ) and it seems that the RAM is limited to a very low amount:
> (RaspberryPi2)ubuntu at localhost:/boot/uboot$ cat /proc/meminfo | grep
> MemTotal
> MemTotal:         119508 kB
> So it's actually 116 MB, but there should be almost 1 GB of available RAM.
> I assume that it's a problem with the GPU memory split. Since there's no
> config.txt in the boot folder, I tried modifying the "snappy_cmdline"
> parameter in the file "snappy_system.txt" to set gpu_mem=128, but it seems
> that nothing that I put in there changes anything.
> So, can anyone help me increasing the available amount of RAM please?
> Thanks in advance!
> Philipp
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