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Re: PYXIS machine checks w/ 1.5GB RAM

On Thu, Mar 29, 2001 at 12:28:28AM -0800, sousa jack wrote:
> I'm having a strange problem while installing Debian
> 2.2 that doesn't appear in DU 4.0e on a DEC PWS500au
> Miata...
> My question: does the Linux kernel (on the Debian 2.2
> boot disks) have trouble addressing large amounts of
> RAM?  Or is my new memory possibly defective?  Has
> anyone encountered this before?

There was a problem a while ago, with PYXIS support (MIATA/LX/SX)
being limited to 1GB of RAM. Not a problem on LX/SX, since they have
only 4 DIMM slots, but MIATA has 6... :-\

This was fixed... :-)

Please try (since you've tried 2.2.16 and 2.2.17 :-) 2.2.18 or,
better, 2.2.19.

Good luck.


Jay A Estabrook                            Alpha Engineering - LINUX Project
Compaq Computer Corp. - MRO1-2/K20         (508) 467-2080
200 Forest Street, Marlboro MA 01752       Jay.Estabrook@compaq.com

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