1GB RAM limit?

Joergensen Anders (NBI/Copenhagen) anders.joergensen at nokia.com
Fri Aug 8 03:58:00 CDT 2003


You probably want to install a bibmem-kernel, or compile your own with
at least HIGHMEM4G enabled in the kernel.

./Anders

On Fri, 2003-08-08 at 01:54, ext Marti wrote:
> Hi, I apologize if this is a stupid question, but I've spent the better
> part of an afternoon trying to fix this and haven't gotten anywhere.
> 
> I have several PowerEdge 26xx (dual Xeon) servers with 4GB of RAM, but
> linux is only reporting 1GB (roughly) on each of them:
> 
> radar[~]$ free
>              total       used       free     shared    buffers    
> cached
> Mem:       1030384      27316    1003068          0        720      
> 7468
> -/+ buffers/cache:      19128    1011256
> Swap:      2097136          0    2097136
> 
> 
> The only thing I've found on Dell's site is a semi-vague reference to
> PCI devices eating up memory space at the top of the 4GB limit, but that
> doesn't seem like it would apply here -- these are vanilla machines
> without any particularly exceptional hardware.
> 
> Does anyone have any ideas on how to get linux to recongize the
> additional RAM?
> 
> Thank in advance,
> Marti
> 
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