From: Wesley Darlington (wesley at domain yelsew.com)
Date: Sun 08 Aug 1999 - 10:49:49 IST
On Mon, Aug 09, 1999 at 05:07:20AM +0300, David Ryan wrote:
> I asked a question a few days ago about a problem where my machine
> reports 128m, but Linux (SuSE 6.1) only recognises 64m. Quite a lot
> of people mailed me back suggesting adding mem=128 or mem=120 to
> the boot parameters.
> When I try anything like this my machine boots for a bit, but hangs just
> after Linux tells me how many bogomips my machine does. If I stick
> memory=128 or memory=128m or memory=120, or even memory=48 the
> machine boots just fine but still reports 64m. Any other switches anyone
> could suggest ?
I'm sure this isn't your problem, but I once had a motherboard and a 128MB
dimm where if the dimm was in the `last' dimm slot, the bios (and hence
linux) only saw 64MB, but if the dimm were put in the `first' dimm slot,
the bios saw all 128MB.
Make of this what you will. :-)
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