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    SubjectRe: 16 MB -> 32 MB, a memory problem resolved!
    On 17 Apr 96 at 3:09, Bryn Paul Arnold Jones wrote:

    > On Tue, 16 Apr 1996, Andrew E. Mileski wrote:
    > > 32M-384k is _NORMAL_ and the point I was trying to make.
    > > The 384k is reserved by the motherboard, and is damned near
    > > impossible to access (it varies from board to board).
    > > It is used for stuff like caching the BIOS and VGA ROMs
    > > so that it doesn't go completely to waste. If you disable
    > > caching you _still_ don't get the memory back either.
    > >
    > > -- Andrew E. Mileski --
    > It's waisted in Linux, as it doesn't use the bios (well some parts, but
    > very little, eg apm ....)
    > If you can turn BIOS shadowing, and video shadowing off in the BIOS
    > setup ....

    PCI BIOSes are always shadowed. You possibly don't get more RAM.

    P.S. I'm receiving messages from linux-kernel exactly twice these
    days...
    >
    > Bryn
    > --
    Ulrich


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