Re: The case of the missing 64 meg...
On Thu, 22 Apr 1999, Vincent Murphy wrote:
> On Thu, Apr 22, 1999 at 12:31:39AM -0400, Will Lowe wrote:
> > .. Simplest thing to do is put:
> > append="mem=128m"
> > in your lilo.conf file. For my 96 meg machine, I've got a stanza that
> > reads:
> what if i don't use lilo and i want to boot from a floppy? any way of
> makeing 2.0.x recognise >68MB RAM?
In fact, the original poster of this question has this situation and needs
to know how to add the mem parameter when booting from a floopy. The
floopy doesn't have the entire kernel; the floppy is read briefly and then
the kernel is loaded from the harddrive.