Re: 128MB lost... where ?

From: Tigran Aivazian (
Date: Wed Feb 21 2001 - 12:30:09 EST

On Wed, 21 Feb 2001, Giuliano Pochini wrote:

> Perhaps this is a faq...
> I have a dual-800 (mb asus, no AGP) with 1GB ram,
> but according to /proc/meminfo tells I only have
> 900000KB. I tried "mem=1024" boot parameter without
> success. How can I get my 128MB back ?

when you compile your 2.4.x kernel make sure you set the "4G of RAM"
option, i.e. CONFIG_HIGHMEM4G. If you chose "up to 1G" then it means "up
to 986M" (or something like that) -- the number in Help is just rounded up
to confuse the dummy user :)


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