pe 2650 and redhat 7.2 AS

Gabor Kovacs koga at
Wed Jun 5 04:23:01 CDT 2002

Jeffrey Shih wrote:

> I currently installed RH linux 7.2 AS on a Dell 2650 with a 2 processor,
> 6 gigs of ram config.  When I look at the dmesg, or top, it only
> displays 4 gigs of memory, but shows 4 processors!!  Does anyone have
> any idea why this is happening?

I think you don't have high memory support compiled in your kernel,
that's why you only see 4Gigs of RAM. The other issue is related to the
new Intel Xeon (?) processor's architecture.


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