Re: RAM Sizing
Mike Barton wrote:
> Hi all!
> I've got a Debian 2.0 system running on a GateWay NS/7000 - 2 200 MHZ
> PPros & 256M RAM. My question is how to size the RAM. The machine
> currently reports 65M RAM so I assume that I'll need to specify the
> actual amount of RAM at startup. What's the best way to do this? Has
> anyone come up with a way for the loader/kernel to automatically do
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By default you will only see the first 64MB RAM (See the help in the
kernel source make xconfig).
To solve this you must simply pass the "mem=256M" parameter to your lilo
You can make this permanent with an "append" line in you lilo config
I have read that on some machines you could have problems with 80MB RAM
(what a lucky guy am I : have only 80MB 8->).
Robert J. Alexander <firstname.lastname@example.org>
AIX Certified System Administrator - Debian Linux addict - Win.\* victim
Via Sciangai, 53 - 00144 Rome, Italy
- RAM Sizing
- From: Mike Barton <email@example.com>