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Re: [SLE] Why doesn't my added memory show up?
- From: adi@xxxxxxxxxxx (Adi Gadwale)
- Date: Wed, 30 Aug 2000 14:42:21 -0500 (CDT)
- Message-id: <Pine.LNX.4.21.0008301441110.15010-100000@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
You have to pass the parameter mem=256M to lilo as an additional parameter
(you should have been doing this for 128M also).
You should be able to make the change in the Lilo section of Yast1.
On Wed, 30 Aug 2000, Michael Schwager wrote:
> I have a box running SuSE 6.4. I just popped in a 256 Meg DIMM. I had a
> 128 Meg DIMM. The problem is, Linux says I still only have 128 Meg.
> What's up with that? Do I need to tell Linux something? I didn't think
> The BIOS recognizes the full SIMM without difficulty, and the memory test
> runs ok at bootup. I have an Abit BH6 mobo, v 1.01. Bios is dated
> something around 6/28/00 (I just updated it a few weeks ago). Could it by
> my mobo, or some BIOS settings?
> The DIMM came out of another machine, where Win98 had recognized it
> -Mike Mike@xxxxxxxxxxxx
> dmesg | more
> Linux version 2.2.14 (root@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx) (gcc version 2.95.2 19991024
> e)) #1 Fri Mar 17 11:59:50 GMT 2000
> Detected 451035667 Hz processor.
> Console: colour VGA+ 80x25
> Calibrating delay loop... 901.12 BogoMIPS
> Memory: 127560k/131072k available (1416k kernel code, 412k reserved, 1620k
> 64k init, 0k bigmem)
> Dentry hash table entries: 16384 (order 5, 128k)
> Buffer cache hash table entries: 131072 (order 7, 512k)
> Page cache hash table entries: 32768 (order 5, 128k)
> VFS: Diskquotas version dquot_6.4.0 initialized
> CPU: Intel Celeron (Mendocino) stepping 00
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