Re: Memory Problems on Compaq Prosignia w/Potato
Ian Smith wrote:
> I've just recently installed Potato on a Compaq Prosignia 300
> Server with 64M of RAM. Checking free, however, shows only
> 13M. The Bios reports the correct amount on startup, and the
> previous OS (NT) also had no problems with the memory. I tried
> adding an append="mem=64M" line to Lilo.conf, but that has not
I had the same problem with SuSe on my Prosignia an found that there is
program on Compaq's site, it's called the Compaq Siystems Cofiguration
Utillity. You have to run
this from a dos partition to upgrade your Bios with the new mem amound.
I thought that the kernel was supposed to autodetect up to
> 64M anyway. Should I just do a clean reinstall, or does anyone
> have an idea of how to fix this?
> Ian W. Smith
> Systems Engineer
> Systems Integration Group
> Fourth Phase New Jersey
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