Re: Tweaking /boot/grub/menu.lst to use 2GB RAM
I'm seeking some advice on the best option to enable my 2.6.22-3-686
kernel to utilise the 2Gb RAM properly.
What is the best tweak to the /boot/grub/menu.lst file in order to
enable my kernel to recognise and utilise the additional RAM? Looking
through this file, the relevant section appears to be this commented part:
## should update-grub create memtest86 boot option
## e.g. memtest86=true
The instructions are to not uncomment the section, but just to edit. So
would my edit be to add
memtest86=true or memtest86=false
or would I simply add the line to menu.lst between the two markers that
mem=2097152M #2GB RAM
The latter is what I understand from the bootparam(7) man-pages, but I'd
like to confirm that my understanding is accurate before I commit.
You really shouldn't have to add anything to see 2G of ram. If you
aren't I suspect that there is something else going on with your system.
What does grep MemTotal /proc/meminfo tell you? At boot, is the BIOS
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