Re: Loadlin Memory Limit
On Tue, Aug 28, 2001 at 01:21:31PM -0700, Larry Fletcher wrote:
| On Aug 28, 2001, Nathan E Norman wrote:
| > On Tue, Aug 28, 2001 at 02:22:02PM -0400, dman wrote:
| > > On Tue, Aug 28, 2001 at 02:01:29PM -0400, Robert Mosher wrote:
| > > | I recently started using Loadlin as my boot manager, and I noticed that
| > > | Linux only sees 64MB of my 256MB of RAM. Is there a way I can fix this?
| > >
| > > You could add a "mem=256" argument to the kernel. I don't remember
| > > how this would be done with loadlin.
| > Better try "mem=256M" instead ... 256 bytes of memory would be painful.
| > Simply place this argument after the kernel image name on the loadlin
| > line.
256 bytes ... <grin>
| I just bought a new computer with 256MB of RAM and using Loadlin all
| of it showed up without adding "mem=256m". So I don't think Loadlin
| is the problem unless it's an old version.
Actually, I think it is a BIOS issue with the BIOS not correctly
reporting the amount of memory to the boot loader, regardless of which
bootloader it is.