4 GB RAM showing up as 3, BIOS memory hole and all that
sgk at troutmask.apl.washington.edu
Mon Aug 15 17:22:53 GMT 2005
On Mon, Aug 15, 2005 at 12:56:57PM -0400, Martin Cracauer wrote:
> I have a Dual Opteron board with 4x 1 GB RAM. The memory count in the
> BIOS goes up to 640 KB + 3072 MB, and FreeBSD says it sees 3 GB.
> Any way to get my GB back?
This should be a FAQ. No, you can't get it back.
David O'brien has explained this more than once in
the freebsd-amd64 list. Unfortunately, I don't
have a handy URL for you to read. I suggest scanning
the list for posts by David in the Feb to May timeframe.
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