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Re: Fedora and 4GB of Memory.



What does "top" show?

--- reg dwf com wrote:
> I have a machine here that has 4GB of memory.
> 
> I put Fedora2 Test1 on it, and found that 'free' only shows
> 2.8GB of memory.
> 
> I also found that while the 2.4.x kernel told you how much
> memory it was seeing as it booted, that the 2.6.x kernel
> doesn't, so I don't have a cross check on 'free'.
> 
> I rebuilt the 2.6.x kernel, turning the 16GB flag to 4GB,
> but got essentially the same result (2.8GB) from 'free'.
> 
> So, whats up?  
> Is Fedora REALLY only seeing (and using) 2.8GB?
> Is this some sort of weird round off error because of 32 bits?
> Is there some OTHER program out there that also reports the amount
> of CPU memory, and that might calm my fears that Fedora isnt/cant
> see all of my memory?
> 
> What to do?
> 
> 
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>                                         reg dwf com
> 
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