Installed memory today, questions immediately
leslie at eskk.nu
Fri Nov 5 07:19:52 UTC 2010
On 2010-11-05 04:41, justin v wrote:
> On Thu, 04 Nov 2010 19:35:20 -0700, Jon Radel <jon at radel.com> wrote:
>> 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?
>> Start by reading
>> If that doesn't cover it, come back here and include a little
>> information about the version of FreeBSD and the hardware you're using.
I would suggest you to give us the output of uname -a
I suspect you are running the 32-bit version of FreeBSD and it cannot
address more that 3 Gb of RAM.
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