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Old 05-24-2007, 12:43 PM   #1
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Quick RAM amount question


I have a gig of RAM. Ok cool. But when I look at gkrellm it says I only have 882MB of RAM. My videocard is not onboard, I have a Geforce Go 6800. I was thinking about recompiling my kernel to high memory support, but i notice that it has the options of "off", "4GB", and "64GB". Do I need to enable it to 4GB in order for it to see all 1024GB?

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Old 05-24-2007, 01:00 PM   #2
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4GB will be fine.
 
Old 05-24-2007, 02:06 PM   #3
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I have a gig of RAM. Ok cool. But when I look at gkrellm it says I only have 882MB of RAM. My videocard is not onboard, I have a Geforce Go 6800. I was thinking about recompiling my kernel to high memory support, but i notice that it has the options of "off", "4GB", and "64GB". Do I need to enable it to 4GB in order for it to see all 1024GB?

Thanks for the help,
DragonM15
What kernel do you have anyways? There is a 1gb low mem patch which is better to use on 32bit than the high mem option and if I am not mistaken it is included in later kernels, 2.6.17 or better seems to jogging my memory but could be later than that,
 
Old 05-24-2007, 05:31 PM   #4
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…for it to see all 1024GB
What decade are you in?
 
Old 05-24-2007, 05:33 PM   #5
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What kernel do you have anyways? There is a 1gb low mem patch which is better to use on 32bit than the high mem option and if I am not mistaken it is included in later kernels, 2.6.17 or better seems to jogging my memory but could be later than that,
I am using 2.6.18.6
 
Old 05-24-2007, 05:35 PM   #6
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What decade are you in?
Lol, Im a moron... meant MB... but i could live with 1024 GB
 
Old 05-24-2007, 05:58 PM   #7
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I am using 2.6.18.6
I thought it was in there by then no matter you can get it by using the CK patches against a stock 2.6.?? kernel the patch sets include the 2.6.??.x minor version in it so you do not start with them.
 
  


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