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SubjectRe: memory detection problems: 2.0.x vs. 2.2.x
On Mon, Dec 06, 1999 at 03:29:49PM -0600, nathan.zook@amd.com wrote:
> Okay, this looks like the problem we are having with some Athlon boards. My
> guess is that the board supports ACPI, which includes SMAP (int 15/e820) for
> memory reporting. Depending on the configuration, SMAP compliance may
> require that int 15/e801 memory reporting change. At least one bios vendor
> has decided to remove int 15/e801 memory reporting instead, which is
> permitted. 2.2.x does not support SMAP (although it may, if I can get
> things together), so we end up with int 15/88 reporting.
>
<snip>
It appears that the asus k7m has this problem too.
Under a 2.2.x Kernel, linux only sees 64 Megs of RAM, under 2.3.28 it sees all 128.
ACPI is enabled.

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