[Date Prev][Date Next]   [Thread Prev][Thread Next]   [Thread Index] [Date Index] [Author Index]

Re: f10.x86_64: laptop HP: Problem to see all 4Gb of memory

On Wednesday 03 December 2008, Dario Lesca wrote:
>Hi, I have install 4Gb of ram on this HP Pavilion dv6000 laptop:
>The BIOS showed only 3Gb of RAM.
>Then I have update the BIOS with last version released from HP.
>Now the BIOS show correctly 4Gb of RAM, but Fedora10 x86_64 show only
>3Gb of RAM (also smolt show 3Gb of RAM):
>> [root lesca ~]# free
>>              total       used       free     shared    buffers     cached
>> Mem:       3093172    2771984     321188          0       1712    1549504
>> -/+ buffers/cache:    1220768    1872404
>> Swap:      6291448      93716    6197732
>On this laptop I have test also Fedora9 with last kernel-PAE-x.x.x.i686
>but also in this case the memori show is only 3Gb.
>Some suggest?
>Is a BIOS problem?

No, you need to turn on the PAE abilities in the kernel config and re-build & 

>Thanks for reply.
>Dario Lesca <d lesca solinos it>

Cheers, Gene
"There are four boxes to be used in defense of liberty:
 soap, ballot, jury, and ammo. Please use in that order."
-Ed Howdershelt (Author)
I don't think it's worth washing hogs over.
             -- Larry Wall in <199710060253 TAA09723 wall org>

[Date Prev][Date Next]   [Thread Prev][Thread Next]   [Thread Index] [Date Index] [Author Index]