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Re: Ram Not Showing

On Saturday 10 December 2005 14:32, Roberto C. Sanchez wrote:
>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.

Me either, duh.


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