Originally Posted by Usmanaj
I have a RAM of size 1GB. I took an image of it with the help of dd command but the size of image turned out to be 880MB. Why is there a difference? Shouldn't the image size also be 1024MB?
i used following command
dd if=/dev/mem of=/home/usman/image.dump
Thanks a lot
If you look in you're BIOS does it mentioned how much RAM is FREE
Mostly the system also use some RAM and that amount is not seen by the OS
How much RAM is used by the system depends on you're MOBO , graphic card and so on