real memory falsely reports 8G, BIOS & avail memory reports 1G
jhb at freebsd.org
Mon Aug 16 21:16:01 UTC 2010
On Monday, August 09, 2010 8:13:03 am Julian H. Stacey wrote:
> Hi hackers at freebsd.org
> A laptop here emits a puzzlingly dmesg to both 8.1-RC2 & 8.1-RELEASE:
> real memory = 8572108800 (8175 MB)
> avail memory = 1018789888 (971 MB)
> BIOS reckons it has 1G. No panel to unscrew to inspect memory.
> I don't beleive 8G.
> If this is a bug in FreeBSD detect code ?
> I am ready to run test kernel patches againt 8.1-RELEASE
> & report back if anyone has code.
> (I have room to install a current too if necessary)
> Full dmesg here:
Hmm, do you have dmidecode output?
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