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Re: Squeeze X86 with 4GByte RAM?

> Dear Users,
> 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.
> After it I choose this new kernel from GRUB. After loading it stuck with
> black screen with blanking cursor on the top left side of the screen.
> What should I do?

Squeeze i386 has an amd64 kernel. The command

apt-cache search linux-image

will show you all the possible kernels. Choose some -amd64, for example:

apt-get install linux-image-2.6.32-5-amd64

Then you will have a 64bit kernel and 32bit userspace, there is nothing
wrong with this.

João Luis.

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