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Re: added RAM, RAM not recognized by debian

On Thu, Sep 28, 2006 at 07:39:48AM -0700, fraz wrote:
> Just switched a processor on a system, went fine, but added an
> additional gig of ram and debian doesn't seem to see it.
> It shows up in the BIOS. Googled a bit and added "mem=2048M" to the
> kernal
> line in /boot/grub/grub.conf. Didn't work. Still just shows a gig (the
> original memory). cat /proc/meminfo doesn't show it, nor does top,
> vmstat, etc.
> Don't wanna get flamed, but am running unstable 2.4.27 woody right now
> and don't want to reinstall if I don't need to. Just want to get this
> memory recognized.

I am guessing you running a PentiumPro class (i686) CPU at least.  If
so, the default Debian kernel for -386 does not have HIGHMEM support.
However, if you switch to the -686 kernel, then you will get HIGHMEM



Roberto C. Sanchez

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