Re: asus pi-p65up5 w/ >64M anyone? was: [linux-kernel] ext2fs pr

Dave Wreski (
Mon, 15 Dec 1997 20:50:59 -0500 (EST)

> The motherboard has OS/2 memory >64M disabled. It does appear
> that there is some kind of memory hole just after 65535k.
> If I don't pass mem=64M at boot it autodetects about 1024k more
> memory. I guess I'm getting the ext2fs errors because it is the first
> program to try and use the higher memory. I'm using the 2.0.33-pre3
> kernel now, so its not the ext corruption problem.

The Asus boards I've used had a Tag RAM socket, and for $3.99 you can get the
RAM which will allow you to fully address above 64M. Check the Asus site to
see if this is necessary for your board.