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Old 02-19-2008, 05:58 AM   #1
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P 501 Total ram and physical ram

our company bought a new ibm entry level server p501 and redhat enterprise 5 linux, having 2GB of RAM,
when i installed it, and check RAM it only disply

Total used free
Mem: 1060 1000 60

I want to know why it is not displaying 2GB, where as IBM Support checked it using HMC it displys 2 GB.

Old 02-19-2008, 02:57 PM   #2
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Are you sure that high memory (over 1 GB) is enabled in kernel? Although 1060 is very strange for that case..
Old 02-20-2008, 02:00 AM   #3
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This was my mistake, i have assigned 840MB memeory to Kernel dump. and now i disabled that feature.

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