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Old 04-01-2003, 06:56 PM   #1
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i heard that linux CAN NOT use any more than 128mb of ram
i forget who told me but they said that linux uses a max of 128mb of ram and anything else that is installed is useless and doing nothing
is this true or just a lie?
 
Old 04-01-2003, 07:00 PM   #2
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This is most certainly not true, unless perhaps one was speaking of a very old version of Linux. I am running the 2.4.18 kernel, and it handles my 512MB of RAM just fine.
 
Old 04-01-2003, 07:02 PM   #3
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i was told its not that it won't work or anything its just that even tho you have 512mb it only uses the 128 but i'm sure you know a lot more than i do heh
 
Old 04-01-2003, 07:21 PM   #4
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Well, you don't have to take my word for it. The next time you're using a (working) Linux system with more than 128MB, just type free and you'll see the current memory usage stats.
 
  


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