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Re: [vox-tech] Checking amount of memory



No, can't do it now though, i'm reinstalling redhat

Jay
----- Original Message -----
From: "Rod Roark" <rod@sunsetsystems.com>
To: <vox-tech@lists.lugod.org>
Sent: Monday, February 11, 2002 4:27 PM
Subject: Re: [vox-tech] Checking amount of memory


> Did you re-run lilo?
>
> -- Rod
>    http://www.sunsetsystems.com/
>
> On Monday 11 February 2002 13:55, Jay Strauss wrote:
> > Odd,
> >
> > When I pass the parm in during boot it works, but when I edited my
> > lilo.conf it doesn't:
> >
> > boot=/dev/hda
> > map=/boot/map
> > append="mem=512m"
> > install=/boot/boot.b
> > prompt
> > timeout=50
> > linear
> > default=linux
> >
> > image=/boot/vmlinuz-2.2.14-5.0
> >         label=linux
> >         read-only
> >         root=/dev/hda9
> >
> >
> > Did I do something wrong?
> > Jay
> >
> > ----- Original Message -----
> > From: "Rod Roark" <rod@sunsetsystems.com>
> > To: <vox-tech@lists.lugod.org>
> > Sent: Monday, February 11, 2002 3:38 PM
> > Subject: Re: [vox-tech] Checking amount of memory
> >
> > > To test, you can type something like "linux mem=512m" at the boot
> > > prompt. If that works, you can put
> > >
> > >   append="mem=512m"
> > >
> > > in lilo.conf and rerun lilo.  Man lilo.conf for more info.
> > >
> > > Cheers,
> > >
> > > -- Rod
> > >    http://www.sunsetsystems.com/
> > >
> > > On Monday 11 February 2002 12:54, Jay Strauss wrote:
> > > > 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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