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Re: System sees only 65M of memory



Debian install docs do say something about disabling all
"memory holes" in the bios. -chris

On Mon, 11 Sep 2000, Julio Merino wrote:

> On Mon, Sep 11, 2000 at 07:09:08PM +0200, Jason Quigley wrote:
> 
> > Does your bios have the setting memory hole at 64M activated?  I'm not sure if 
> > that's the exact option.  I only vaguely remember something like that as I 
> > haven't rebooted for such a long time - and sorry - I refuse to for
> > this!  ;-)
> 
> Wrong... the option is Memory hole at 15-16 Mb ;-)
> So, I think this can't be the problem.
> 
> Have you configured your kernel to support Athlon and MMTR ?
> 
> Bye!
> 
> > 
> > Cheers,
> > Jason.
> > 
> > --On Monday, September 11, 2000 9:20 -0700 Erik <journey@jps.net> wrote:
> > 
> > > On Wed, Aug 30, 2000 at 05:56:52PM -0600, Art Edwards wrote:
> > >> I just purchased two Athalon-based systems, each with 768M of ram.
> > >> However, under debian (potato runnin kernel 2.2.17) the OS sees only 65
> > >> M of memory. I have tried to use the append command
> > >>
> > >> mem=768M
> > >>
> > >> but it still sees only 65 M?
> > >>
> > >> Does anyone have any ideas?
> > >>
> > >>
> > >> --
> > >> Arthur H. Edwards
> > >> 712 Valencia Dr. NE
> > >> Abq. NM 87108
> > >>
> > >> (505) 256-0834
> > >>
> > >
> > > I haven't tried on my athlon, but i've heard that grub will autodetect
> > > your ram correctly, and pass the info to the kernel.  Still doesn't help
> > > with the fact that mem= isn't working for you, but its a start :)
> > >
> > > Erik Bernhardson
> > > journey@jps.net
> > > --
> > > It is better to remain silent and be considered a fool, than to speak and
> > > remove all doubt.
> > >	 -- Abraham Lincoln
> > 
> > 
> > 
> > 
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