Re: Debian etch with 126.96.36.199 RAM not showing up in 'free'
Thanks a bunch! I wasn't able to figure that out myself, I knew it was
a kernel recompile issue, but had no idea which option to change..
For the archives, I was able to read up on it once I you told me about HIGHMEM:
On 8/6/06, Roberto C. Sanchez <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
On Sun, Aug 06, 2006 at 11:35:21PM -0400, Prepaid wrote:
> Hello all
> I have a Debian etch box with a custom complied 188.8.131.52 kernel, running a
> Tyan motherboard and a Xeon processor (started with Tyan GT20 barebone).
> Currently there are 4 gigabytes of ram installed on the motherboard, as
> reported in BIOS, but in Debian the amount of memory shown is the amount for
> 1 gigabyte.
> Ram was originally 1 gigabyte, but then upgraded to 4. but it still shows
> like it is only 1 gigabyte.
> Output of free:
> # free
> total used free shared buffers cached
> Mem: 906232 877028 29204 0 25576 749836
> -/+ buffers/cache: 101616 804616
> Swap: 1951800 93724 1858076
Recompile the kernel with HIGHMEM enabled.
Roberto C. Sanchez
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