Re: highmem kernel question
On Mon, 05 Feb 2007 17:32:01 GMT
Tyler Smith <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> I've upgraded my RAM from 512M to 1.5G, (the original 512 plus a new
> 1GB chip). I've installed it correctly, as verified by the BIOS and
> WinXP on the same machine. Debian testing only sees 906792kb vs
> 1563056kb in WinXP. Google tells me that I need a kernel with highmem
> support. I can't sort out what I need to do though - is this
> accomplished with a different linux-image from aptitude, and if so,
> which one?
> tyler@blackbart:~$ uname -a
> Linux blackbart 2.6.18-3-486 #1 Mon Dec 4 15:59:52 UTC 2006 i686
> Thinkpad R60, Intel Core Solo 1660 Mhz CPU
Use a -686 image.
~$ grep HIGHMEM /boot/config-2.6.18-3-686
# CONFIG_NOHIGHMEM is not set
# CONFIG_HIGHMEM64G is not set
If you can't explain it simply, you don't understand it well enough.