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Subject[Fwd: Re: Total RAM in the system]
hi Mike,
i tried that already on a 2.2.18 kernel and
num_physpages is not
exported. num_physpages does not contain the
actual RAM present
in the system.

i booted up my linux with command line parameter
mem=32M,
but my machine actually had 128M RAM. and from KDB
i inspected
num_physpages which showed me only 32M

thanx

Mike Galbraith wrote:
>
> On Wed, 11 Jul 2001, N. Varadarajan wrote:
>
> > Hi,
> > Is there a way to know the amount of physical RAM
> > present in the system from a loadable kernel
> > module
>
> Yes.. num_physpages is an exported symbol.
>
> -Mike
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