[kwlug-disc] 64bit upgrade bugs

Richard Bettridge rbettridge at rim.com
Mon Dec 13 12:37:29 EST 2010


Does this have anything to do with not using a ppa kernel? If I recall correctly, I threw 4 gigs into my work laptop and it was only showing as 3.1 gigs available until I switched over to a ppa kernel in ubuntu.  That seemed to do the trick for my issue, which may not be your issue.



Richard Bettridge
BIS-E SV&V Performance - Waterloo


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Yes, looks like there's something called a PCI memory hole.  It also looks like I'm not getting my 1/2 gig of ram back :).



On 13/12/10 11:16 AM, Rob S. wrote:


> Date: Mon, 13 Dec 2010 09:19:54 -0500
> From: gcooke at insurancesquared.com<mailto:gcooke at insurancesquared.com>
> To: kwlug-disc at kwlug.org<mailto:kwlug-disc at kwlug.org>
> Subject: [kwlug-disc] 64bit upgrade bugs
>
> I've just upgraded my desktop both hardware wise and to a 64 bit version
> of mandriva, having some bumps. Wondering if anyone has thoughts on
> debugging the following:
> 1) "cat /proc/meminfo" shows 3.5gigs of ram. Shouldn't it be showing 4
> gigs, particularly now that I'm on a 64 bit OS?

I wonder if this thread might give you some ideas about where you memory has gone:

http://forums.fedoraforum.org/showthread.php?t=186212


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