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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
>>>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.
>>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 C. Sanchez

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