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SubjectRe: [SOLVED] RAM installed vs reported
Thanasis wrote:
> on 12/30/2009 01:08 PM Dirk Heinrichs wrote the following:
>> Am Mittwoch 30 Dezember 2009 11:49:39 schrieb Thanasis:
>>
>>> I have a netbook (Acer Aspire One A110L) and installed a 1GB DDR2 in the
>>> available slot, for a total of 1.5GB or RAM.
>>> The BIOS reports it as 1.5GB and so does grml linux (booting from usb),
>>> but the installed gentoo linux reports only 904600 kB:
>> With more than 1G of memory, you should set CONFIG_HIGHMEM4G=y.
>>
Another benefit with PAE is that you get the benefit of the nx bit being
available to eliminate several classes to deliberate and unintentional misbehavior.

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Bill Davidsen <davidsen@tmr.com>
"We have more to fear from the bungling of the incompetent than from
the machinations of the wicked." - from Slashdot


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