From: Vincent Cunniffe (vcunniff at domain arbgroup.com)
Date: Wed 04 Aug 1999 - 12:02:25 IST
From: David Ryan <david.ryan at domain baker.ie>
To: ilug at domain linux.ie <ilug at domain linux.ie>
Date: 04 August 1999 11:39
Subject: [ILUG] Help, my memory is going . . .
>I have a machine at home with 1*128m DIMM. The BIOS reports it
>correctly, but when SuSE starts up it only reports 64m. It has never
>run under any other OS, so I can't check to see what NT or 95 reports.
>Does anybody have any ideas what might be causing this ? One
>possibility is that the display (SiS6326) shares 8m of the main
>memory and maybe this causes Linux some grief.
Older versions of the linux kernel wouldn't autodetect memory above
64MB, and report a max of 64MB at boot.
If you edit '/etc/lilo.conf' and add the line
then it should pick up the memory correctly.
You'll need to run 'lilo' after you've finished editing the config file, in
order to make it pick up the changes, and then reboot to see the
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