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SubjectRe: 2.4.4 kernel reports wrong amount of physical memory
On Mon, 14 May 2001, Jeff Golds wrote:

> I installed the 2.4.4 kernel on a dual P3-733 system with 1 GB
> of ECC RAM and found that /proc/meminfo reports back only 899MB
> of RAM.

> Anyone know what is going on with 2.4.4?

-EUSER (User Error)

You need to compile highmem support into the kernel if you
want to use more than 890 MB of RAM, set it to maximum 4GB
for best performance...


Linux MM bugzilla:

Virtual memory is like a game you can't win;
However, without VM there's truly nothing to lose...

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