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SubjectRe: a memory-related problem?
> I just noticed this: if I supply "linux-2.4.4 mem=255M" instead of
> "linux-2.4.4 mem=256M" at the lilo prompt, it does work. Is this a bug
> in the code that handles options given at startup-time? (I only tried
> this for 2x128 sticks but I suppose this is the same for 2x64+1x128
> sticks - I guess I'm too lazy to try it out).

Its common for the BIOS to reserve and use the top 1K or so
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