[tlinux-users 00413] Re: Qosmio G5-03M + 8GB RAM + Mandriva 2009.1 = only 4GB RAM found?
pwujek at gabaedevelopment.com
Sat Sep 12 03:01:17 JST 2009
That is an option for using the 32-bit PAE extension to get 64-bit
addressing in 32-bit kernels, and unfortunately doesn't apply because I
am already using a 64-bit kernel.
There don't seem to be any BIOS updates for this machine, and I strongly
suspect a BIOS problem because Memtest86+ cannot detect the additional
> 2009/9/10 bestonnet <bestonnet_00 at yahoo.com>:
>>> I am using 64-bit linux.
>>> # uname -a
>>> Linux XXXXXX 220.127.116.11-desktop-2mnb #1 SMP Sun Aug 16
>>> 22:48:53 EDT 2009 x86_64 Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Duo CPU
>>> T5800 @ 2.00GHz GNU/Linux
> I remember there was an option in the kernel configuration about
> having more than 4 GB, something like "bigmem" or "highmem", but I
> can't find it anymore...
> Perhaps you could find more googling a little bit...
> However the limit for the 32 bit architecture should be 3 GB, not 4
> GB, so you have the right kernel and distribution "flavor".
> You can also try more "live" distributions, then copying their kernel,
> initrd and modules if you find one that works well...
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