detected memory amount....
zeller at ibh-wor.de
Wed Jun 22 15:11:20 UTC 2005
On Wednesday 22 June 2005 17:04, Scott J. Henson wrote:
> Matthew Nicholson wrote:
> >so just yesterday, i picked up another 1GB of memory for my system,
> >upping it to 1.5GB total now. the BIOS sees all 1.5GB's...memtest86 sees
> >all 1.5GB's, and even windows see all 1.5GB....however horay only sees
> >884.5MB of ram..in both system monitor, top, etc. now, A). why is it
> >seeing only this much (its a weird number to see anyways...) B). think a
> >reinstall would fix it?
> >any ideas?
> The default kernel isn't compiled with "highmem" so you won't ever see
> above the ~900MB mark. To get that install the smp kernel, which has
> highmem enabled. It will be something like
Had the same behaviour with the 1.5GB from my Laptop. Just install linux-686,
no need of smp-kernel
> You should be able to type the following and get the kernel.
> sudo apt-get install linux-image-`uname -r`-smp
sudo apt-get install linux-image-686 ;-)
> Then reboot and make sure you select the smp kernel at the grub boot
> prompt(it should be the default). After that you should see all your
> installed ram.
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