Re: Memory not being reported

From: markus reichelt
Date: Fri Jan 23 2009 - 07:44:20 EST

* David Ronis <ronis@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> I'm running on an i686 (slackware-12.1 for the most part)
> box. I recently added some extra memory, expanding from 2Gb to 4.
> Everything works as expected except that not all of the memory
> seems to be seen.

I've got a comparable system, and could only see about 3G of the
installed 4G.

> One suspicion is that the configure option CONFIG_HIGHMEM4G=y
> should be unset and the CONFIG_HIGHMEM64G should be.

Indeed, using CONFIG_HIGHMEM64G does the trick for me, 4G usuable.

(I've also CONFIG_RESOURCES_64BIT set, maybe that's needed as well)

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