Re: RAM puzzle
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On 07/16/07 12:51, Manon Metten wrote:
> Hi Evgeni,
> On 7/16/07, Evgeni Golov <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> On Mon, 16 Jul 2007 19:33:23 +0200 Manon Metten wrote:
>> > Amazing. I have exactly the same problem although I'm using a i686
>> > Linux debian 2.6.18-4-486 #1 Wed May 9 22:23:40 UTC 2007 i686 GNU/Linux
>> You're not, your using the 486 variant ;)
>> Check /boot/config-<kernelversion> for HIGHMEM, yours should have
>> CONFIG_NOHIGHMEM set, but you need CONFIG_HIGHMEM4G
>> > So could anybody tell me what's wrong?
>> Use the correct kernel ;)
> Thanks for explaining.
> I found these lines in /boot/config-2.6.18-4-486
> # CONFIG_HIGHMEM4G is not set
> Does this mean CONFIG_HIGNMEM4G was not set when the kernel was compiled?
Correct. There were no 486 machines with more than a GB of RAM, and
those CPUs probably don't have the features needed by HIGHMEM.
> And how do I install the right kernel? This one came with the Debian
> Installer CD.
# apt-get install linux-image-2.6.21-2-686
Ron Johnson, Jr.
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