6 GB of RAM but just 4 working

John DeCarlo johndecarlo at gmail.com
Wed Feb 10 01:30:02 UTC 2010

On Tue, Feb 9, 2010 at 11:02 AM, Karl F. Larsen <klarsen1 at gmail.com> wrote:

>        I put in the 4 GB new RAM and have the old 2GB in as well but
> for some reason Lucid only says 4 GB on top. I know the old
> one might be slower than the new, but not sure that would
> cause it to not be seen.

Probably easier to check your BIOS settings than find your manual.

You should have a screen when booting that can be accessed through F2 or Del
or Esc keys.

If the BIOS only sees 4 GB, that tells you one thing.  If the BIOS sees 6,
that tells you another fix is needed.

John DeCarlo, My Views Are My Own
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