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Re: interpret this BIOS



On Mon, May 17, 2004 at 12:22:01PM -0600, reg dwf com wrote:
> Perhaps you can be a bit more specific.
> The system in fact has a 512MB chip and a 256MB chip for a total of 768/775Mb
> You seem to show that this is shown in BIOS as a single entry, rather
> than an entry for each stick, is that true?

Yes. The memory is described in terms of start/end address of each block
not of each chip

> But if I believe that, then 0x2fffc000 = 805289984 which is wrong for the size.

That looks about right. Remember its in 1024's and that comes out at 
just under 768Mb. A small amount has ben borrowed by the bios

> So, back to my initial question: How do I interpret this stuff?

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