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Re: [TCLUG:6164] memory

I've seen some strange things with Linux and specific Compaq machines.
You probably checked the hardware compatibility already, but can you
give details of your hardware -- Compaq model, processor, etc.?


Nothing convinces me that computing is an art so much as a bad install.

David Guy Brizan          612-814-8223

David Christian wrote:
> I have an old compaq box that's working as an internal web server at work.
> Although the bios recognizes that it has 48 megs of RAM in it, Linux seems
> convinced that it only has 16.
> The 16 were actually built in, and 32 extra megs were apparently added on
> later...anybody have any idea why Linux wouldn't recognize this memory, or
> where I can find out?
> Thanks,
> Dave
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