Question about PAE and 3GB barrier

Clayton smaug42 at
Thu May 22 09:01:31 UTC 2008

> Where can I find tips dealing with kernel recompilation to use PAE, in
> order to address my 4BG of RAM on my Hardy 32bits ?
> Is recompilation mandatory ? Does some options at boot may avoid this ?

Unless you have other reasons to recompile your kernel.... you can
simply install the 32 bit "server" kernel (in Synaptic/aptitude), and
then you will have and PAE enabled kernel that will see all of your
4GB of RAM.


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