Old proliant memory detection
Vince.Hoffman at uk.circle.com
Wed Sep 3 09:50:03 PDT 2003
> +--- On Wednesday, September 03, 2003 11:31,
> | Vince Hoffman proclaimed:
> | Hi all,
> | I'm running 4.8-RELEASE on an ancient Dual P.Pro
> proliant, and its
> | not correctly detecting how much RAM i have, is there a way to tell
> | FreeBSD the correct amount? I'm sure i saw something on the
> list about
> | this a while back but my googling hasnt come up with anything. :(
> Yeah, I have a couple old Proliant 5000R's, and this was
> always a problem
> for me. I added this statement to my kernel config to make
> it detect and
> use all of the memory:
> options MAXMEM="(128*1024)"
> In this case, the 128 represents the amount of RAM you have
> in MB.
Just the thing.
Thanks very much.
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