[ILUG] linux does not detect all my ram
martin at tuatha.org
Mon Apr 23 12:08:13 IST 2001
On Mon, 23 Apr 2001 11:57:35 Conor Daly wrote:
> On Mon, Apr 23, 2001 at 08:35:37AM +0100 or thereabouts, Stephane
> Dudzinski wrote:
> > This might definitly be related to :
> > 1. Your mbd chipser
> > 2. Your linux version/kernel
> > You shall try :
> > append="MEM=128M"
> Be careful there, something somewhere says to leave 1Mb out of the
> above. Not sure why but it gave me kernel panics with mem=128M but was
> quite happy with "mem=127M". I think it should be lower-case "mem"
> than upper.
If you have an intel i810 chipset/video card there's usually 1MB of system
RAM given to the video card. You best bet would be to press shift when
lilo is starting and enter "linux mem=128M". If that complains, reboot and
try "linux mem=127M". When you're sure of the setting, then change
lilo.conf and re-run lilo.
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