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SubjectRe: 128MB RAM on Linux
On Tue, 18 Aug 1998, Tethys wrote:

> >> When I upgrade my computer P 150 from 32MB to 128MB of RAM, my linux box
> >> only recognized 64MB of RAM. Currently I am using Linux Slackware 3.5 with
> >> kernel version 2.0.34. I already recompile my kernel, but it still
> >> recognize only 64MB.
> >> Is there any program I can use to make my Linux box recognize my 128MB ram?
> >
> >Read the LILO HOWTO, or the linux-kernel FAQ.
> Bizarrely, despite being probably the most FAQ in the Linux world,
> it isn't in the FAQ. It's not in the LILO mini-HOWTO either, BTW.
> The only place I've found it mentioned (other than on mailing lists)
> is in the BootPrompt-HOWTO -- not the most intuitive place to look!
> This *really* needs to make its way into the Linux FAQ.

When in doubt, remember - grep is your friend...

cd /usr/doc/HOWTO
grep "searchstring" * | less

A little playing with the search string is needed sometimes, but
it works well usually.

Mike A. Harris - Computer Consultant - Linux advocate

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