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Re: [opensuse] SuSe 10.2/64 4Gb memory problem
  • From: Bas hendriks <bas@xxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sun, 18 Mar 2007 13:06:04 +0100
  • Message-id: <45FD2B2C.4060803@xxxxxxxx>
Anders Norrbring schreef:
Per Jessen skrev:
Bas hendriks wrote:

I am building a vmware server with SuSe10.2/64 as host os.
The problem is that only 2 Gb ram is available in SuSe, while 4 Gb is
installed.

I think you need to use a kernel with support for 4Gb memory. Either
rebuild yourself, or find a suitable opensuse kernel.  (maybe a -bigsmp
version).



/Per Jessen, Z├╝rich


Works perfectly fine for my 4 and 8 GB memory machines. Just plug in the DVD and install, it chooses the right kernel automatically. In my case on the 4GB box, uname -r
2.6.16.27-0.9-smp



Thanks for the reply's

The system wont boot with -bigsmp.

It stop's after "request_module: runaway loop modprobe binfmt-464c", the console is still responsive ([num-lock],[ctr-alt-del],etc), but it doesn't boot any furder.

For what's it's wort:
The first install was a netinstall (boot from mini-iso).
Now i downloaded the DVD iso, during boot i get:

Could not find installation CD.
Activate manual setup program.

(being used to text installers, i didn't realize it the first time).

When i continue and select system information> memory it does report 4 GB of RAM.
(installer kernel reports as 2.6.18.2-24-default)

Any pointers would be appreciated.




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