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Old 09-20-2003, 10:03 AM   #1
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Question Does Linux automatically recognize more memory?


Simple question.

I have a 64 mb laptop from work that nobody uses, so I threw Slack on it, and run fluxbox, and for the most part am OK.

However, I'm considering spending the $20 to boos it to 128 mb, and do various things with it.

Question is, if I throw in a new memory stick, will the OS automatically recognize that I now have more memory, or will there be a config setting somewhere I need to tweak?
 
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Up to 1 Gb ram: No changes needed, linux will recognize/use mem present.
1 Gb and above (up to 64 Gb) you need to change some kernel settings.

So you don't have to do anything besides putting the mem into your computer.
 
Old 09-21-2003, 12:44 PM   #3
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