Installed memory today, questions immediately

Jon Radel jon at
Fri Nov 5 02:35:35 UTC 2010

On 11/4/10 10:13 PM, justin v wrote:
> I installed 4GB or memory today.  I rebooted and see this, the first 
> line after the splash menu thing:
> 983040K of memory above 4GB ignored
> dmesg shows avail mem amount and I am concerned as well:
> real memory  = 4294967296 (4096 MB)
> avail memory = 3139940352 (2994 MB)
> is a stick bad perhaps?
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