max Gb of phys. memory?

David O'Brien obrien at
Fri May 6 08:17:17 PDT 2005

On Fri, May 06, 2005 at 09:04:25AM +0300, Danny Braniss wrote:
> 	I need to set up a box with 'allot' of phys. memory. so far
> im finding that the amount of memory is per cpu, ie: 8Gb per cpu

You have 4 or 8 DIMM sockets per CPU, depending on the motherboard.
That is the only limit pertaining to the CPU.  Some motherboards can
handle 4GB DIMM's, others 2GB DIMM's, yet others only 1GB DIMM's.

-- David  (obrien at

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