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Re: Ram Not Showing



Hal Vaughan wrote:
> On Saturday 10 December 2005 01:18 pm, Roberto C. Sanchez wrote:
> 
>>Hal Vaughan wrote:
>>
>>>It's running the stock 2.6 kernel from Sarge already.
>>>
>>>Hal
>>
>>Interesting, what happens when you run `grep HIGHMEM
>>/boot/config-<kernel version` and also `uname -a`?
>>
>>-Roberto
> 
> 
> [root@threshnet:root$ grep HIGHMEM /boot/config-2.6.8-2-386
> CONFIG_NOHIGHMEM=y
  ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
> # CONFIG_HIGHMEM4G is not set
> # CONFIG_HIGHMEM64G is not set'
> 
> [root@threshnet:thresh]$ uname -a
> Linux threshnet 2.6.8-2-386 #1 Thu May 19 17:40:50 JST 2005 i686 GNU/Linux
> 
> Hal
> 
> 

You can't get more than about 900 MB of accessible RAM with that kernel.
 I'm sorry for not being clear, but I think that the stock Debian
kernels were 4 GB enabled starting with 2.6.11.  So, you would need to
be using a kernel from Etch or Sid.  Alternatively, you can roll your own.

-Roberto

-- 
Roberto C. Sanchez
http://familiasanchez.net/~roberto

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