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Re: Ram Not Showing



Dave Ewart wrote:
> On Saturday, 10.12.2005 at 13:50 -0500, Hal Vaughan wrote:
> 
> 
>>>>[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
>>
>>Arrggghhh!  (Not at you -- just at the thought of rolling my own kernel -- for 
>>some reason, I have *never* gotten a kernel I compiled to work properly!)
> 
> 
> You don't need to: install the stock *686* 2.6 kernel from Sarge: that
> has high memory support.  The image is: kernel-image-2.6.8-2-686 - you
> currently have kernel-image-2.6.8-2-386 which is the 2.6 *installation*
> (i.e. 'safe') kernel.
> 
> apt-get install kernel-image-2.6.8-2-686
> 
> should do the trick.
> 
> Dave.

Good catch.  I didn't even notice that.

-Roberto

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

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