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("DOS") RAM issue

Posted 06-10-2009 at 08:51 AM by jsantosh_d

while installing the REDhat linux in Dell's optiples GX1 model, i am getting the below given message.....

"SYSLINUX 1.52 2001-02-07 Copyright (C) 1994-2001 H. Peter Anvin
It appears your computer has less than 512K of low ("DOS") RAM. Linux
needs at least this amount to boot. If you get this message in error,
hold down the Ctrl key while booting, and I will take your word for it.
Boot failed"

if i press the Control key ,it proceed the installation,, after copying all the 3 cd ,when it prompts to reboot the system, and the system nevercame back to further operation,,

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    Hi ,i got the solution..........

    Went to bios and changed the "Reserved Memory from 15M-16M to 512-640K"

    save and the exit

    works fine bye bye "DOS RAM" error

    Posted 06-17-2009 at 06:00 AM by jsantosh_d jsantosh_d is offline


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