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Re: added RAM, RAM not recognized by debian



On Thursday 28 September 2006 12:53, Florian Kulzer wrote:
> On Thu, Sep 28, 2006 at 17:54:03 +0200, Andreas Rönnquist wrote:
> > Ron Johnson wrote:
> > >Your kernel probably is not configured to recognize more than 1GB.
> > >
> > >- --
> >
> > (Somewhat on topic anyway) - I've just ordered an upgrade for my box - 1
> > Gb of RAM included and an amd64 processor - will I need to recompile the
> > kernel to get support for all RAM? The debian version I intend to run is
> > the Etch (the file debian-testing-amd64-binary-1.iso downloaded today).
> > I will make a clean install.
>
> I am not sure about the amd64 kernels in Etch; you can run
>
> grep HIGHMEM /boot/config-$(uname -r)
>
> to see if your kernel has been compiled with HIGHMEM support.

The HIGHMEM is not necessary for a 64bit kernel/install it is still needed for 
32bit though.

Stephen
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