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SubjectRE: [BUG] 2.4.1 Detects 64 MB RAM, actual 192MB
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> From: Adam Schrotenboer [mailto:ajschrotenboer@lycosmail.com]
>
> > On Wed, 31 Jan 2001 10:01:08 -0500, Adam Schrotenboer wrote:
> >
> >>> On Tue, 30 Jan 2001 23:25:22 -0500, Adam Schrotenboer wrote:
> >>>
> >>>> ...
> >>>> Linux version 2.4.1 (root@tabriel) (gcc version egcs-2.91.66
> >>>
> >> 19990314/Linux (egcs-1.1.2 release)) #9 Tue Jan 30
> 15:35:21 EST 2001
> >>
> >>>> BIOS-provided physical RAM map:
> >>>> BIOS-88: 000000000009f000 @ 0000000000000000 (usable)
> >>>> BIOS-88: 0000000003ff0000 @ 0000000000100000 (usable)
> >>>> On node 0 totalpages: 16624
> >>>
> >> ...
> >> Linux version 2.4.0 (root@tabriel) (gcc version
> pgcc-2.95.2 19991024 (release)) #2 Mon Jan 8 09:02:27 EST 2001
> >> BIOS-provided physical RAM map:
> >> BIOS-e820: 000000000009fc00 @ 0000000000000000 (usable)
> >> BIOS-e820: 0000000000000400 @ 000000000009fc00 (reserved)
> >> BIOS-e820: 0000000000010000 @ 00000000000f0000 (reserved)
> >> BIOS-e820: 0000000000010000 @ 00000000ffff0000 (reserved)
> >> BIOS-e820: 000000000bef0000 @ 0000000000100000 (usable)
> >> BIOS-e820: 000000000000d000 @ 000000000bff3000 (ACPI data)
> >> BIOS-e820: 0000000000003000 @ 000000000bff0000 (ACPI NVS)
> >> On node 0 totalpages: 49136
>
> It did it again. fresh tree, egcs 1.1.2, etc
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
Different versions of gcc were used on 2.4.0 vs. 2.4.1.
Were different versions of as also used? (hint?)

Or somehow in linux/arch/i386/boot/setup.S, your source
file has
#define STANDARD_MEMORY_BIOS_CALL
?

~Randy / 503-677-5408
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