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Re: Squeeze X86 with 4GByte RAM?

On Thu, Apr 04, 2013 at 03:54:15PM +0100, Lisi Reisz wrote:
> On Thursday 04 April 2013 12:21:47 Gábor Hársfalvi wrote:
> > I installed 4GByte RAM in my motherboard succesfully. In BIOS I see all the
> > 4096MByte, but after booting Squeeze it show me 3,5GByte. I know I should
> > install the kernel with PAE - so I
> > installed linux-image-2.6.32-5-686-bigmem package and restart computer.
> Why?
> I am running Squeeze with 16GB RAM and have an ordinary kernel.  I in fact 
> have a back-ported one at the moment, but because of my on-board ethernet, 
> not for PAE.  
> lisi@Tux-II:~$ uname -a
> Linux Tux-II 3.2.0-0.bpo.3-amd64 #1 SMP Thu Aug 23 07:41:30 UTC 2012 x86_64 
> GNU/Linux
> lisi@Tux-II:~$
> You don't need a special PAE kernel in Squeeze.

Lisi, you're running a 64-bit kernel. -amd64 rather than the
32-bit -686 kernel that Gáboris running.

Gábo, what CPU do you have? cat /etc/cpuinfo will tell you.


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