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SubjectRe: [RFC][PATCH] Re: 4Gb ram not showing up
Andrew Lyon wrote:
>
> Could this also cause a system to be unstable? my abit athlon64 at
> work will not run x64 with more than 1gb ram, and i have a colo server
> with supermicro & 2 x dual core xeons that will not run with more than
> 2gb.
>
> Both systems have long uptimes but if i add ram they crash within
> minutes of booting.
>

That's much more likely to be caused by bad memory bus layout so that it
doesn't handle the higher loading.

Run memtest86+ on the expanded memory for some time.

-hpa
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