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Re: [vox-tech] Checking amount of memory
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Re: [vox-tech] Checking amount of memory



I get it, its a lilo parameter i.e. LILO boot: linux mem=512M

Thanks
Jay
----- Original Message -----
From: "Jay Strauss" <jjstrauss@yahoo.com>
To: <vox-tech@lists.lugod.org>
Sent: Monday, February 11, 2002 2:54 PM
Subject: Re: [vox-tech] Checking amount of memory


> Sorry,
>
> I'm running RH6.2.  I'm not sure how to pass a parm to the kernel, I'm
going
> to look at the docs now
>
> Jay
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Mark K. Kim" <markslist@cbreak.org>
> To: <vox-tech@lists.lugod.org>
> Sent: Monday, February 11, 2002 2:14 PM
> Subject: Re: [vox-tech] Checking amount of memory
>
>
> > It looks like you're missing some memory there...
> >
> > Older kernels needed to have the memory size passed to the kernel if it
> > was over some number (64MB, I think), which might be your case.  What
> > kernel do you use?  If you have an old kernel, at boot, try passing the
> > "mem=512M" parameter to the kernel.  Make sure you test the whole memory
> > after boot by loading some big apps and filling the entire memory.
> >
> > -Mark
> >
> > On Mon, 11 Feb 2002, Jay Strauss wrote:
> >
> > > [root@abba /root]# cat /proc/meminfo
> > >         total:    used:    free:  shared: buffers:  cached:
> > > Mem:  65638400 41410560 24227840 46088192  3399680 22671360
> > > Swap: 271392768        0 271392768
> > > MemTotal:     64100 kB
> > > MemFree:      23660 kB
> > > MemShared:    45008 kB
> > > Buffers:       3320 kB
> > > Cached:       22140 kB
> > > BigTotal:         0 kB
> > > BigFree:          0 kB
> > > SwapTotal:   265032 kB
> > > SwapFree:    265032 kB
> > >
> > >
> > > ----- Original Message -----
> > > From: "Peter Jay Salzman" <p@dirac.org>
> > > To: <vox-tech@lists.lugod.org>
> > > Sent: Monday, February 11, 2002 1:56 PM
> > > Subject: Re: [vox-tech] Checking amount of memory
> > >
> > >
> > > > begin Jay Strauss <jjstrauss@yahoo.com>
> > > > > I just installed a bunch of memory in my machine (512Mb).  How do
I
> > > check if
> > > > > linux is "seeing" it all?
> > > >
> > > > cat /proc/meminfo
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