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Old 08-12-2012, 10:32 AM   #1
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how to find size of RAM during installation process of radhat in redhat??


how to find size of RAM during installation process of radhat in redhat??
 
Old 08-12-2012, 11:52 AM   #2
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Are you trying to find out how much memory is in the computer during the install??
If so, then if there is an option to open a terminal during the install, simply run the following command:
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free -m
This will give the memory usage info in megabytes (-m). For example, from my installed Lubuntu system:
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tom@desktop:/data$ free -m
             total       used       free     shared    buffers     cached
Mem:          3954       3695        258          0        240       1812
-/+ buffers/cache:       1642       2311
Swap:          953          0        953
In the total column, you see that I have 3954 megabytes of memory, or about 4GB, which is what is in my computer.
The command cat /proc/meminfo will also list the total amount of memory (in kilobytes) along with a lot of other parameters. For example:
Code:
tom@desktop:/data$ cat /proc/meminfo 
MemTotal:        4048980 kB
...
Also, you could open a terminal from any Linux live CD and run those commands to get the memory info.

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Old 08-12-2012, 12:58 PM   #3
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I'd start at bios.
 
Old 08-13-2012, 11:37 AM   #4
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how to open a terminal during installation??
 
Old 08-13-2012, 01:26 PM   #5
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I recommend:
- look at the BIOS (already recommended)
- or start an UltimateBootCD (look at "hdt" on it which analyse your Hardware including RAM; or start a RAM test of that CD)
- or start "hdt" or "memtest" from anywhere else (USB, SD, CF)
 
  


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