PE4400 doesn't seem to see all 4gb

Sean McAvoy sean.mcavoy at megawheels.com
Fri Mar 11 14:30:17 CST 2005


Thanks for the link. I wonder then how a system can said to be 
upgradable to 4gb when infact
that is impossible.
I assume I cannot remove one of the 512mb without the system complaint 
about the lack of RAM in pairs?

On 11-Mar-05, at 3:21 PM, Matt Domsch wrote:

> On Fri, Mar 11, 2005 at 02:21:18PM -0500, Sean McAvoy wrote:
>> Hello,
>> I recently installed 4x512mb RAM into a 4400 with 4x512, maxing it 
>> out.
>> When I run `free` I get this:
>>               total       used       free     shared    buffers
>> cached
>> Mem:       3818388     139360    3679028          0      21188
>> 46572
>> -/+ buffers/cache:      71600    3746788
>> Swap:      2032212          0    2032212
>>
>> I think this should be 4 294 967 296 for the total.
>> I have enabled the kernel options below that I thought were needed:
>>
>> CONFIG_HIGHMEM64G=y
>> CONFIG_HIGHMEM=y
>> CONFIG_X86_PAE=y
>> CONFIG_HIGHIO=y
>>
>> can anyone offer suggestions as to why there is that much of 
>> difference?
>> Thanks.
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