Re: Still haven't resolved this. INITRD/RAMSIZE detect changes in 2.4

From: Mike Galbraith (
Date: Sat Aug 26 2000 - 17:24:40 EST

On Sat, 26 Aug 2000, Michael Peddemors wrote:

> I am still having a problem with the way RAM is detected in the newer 2.4
> kernels, and having INITRD_START being placed above physical memory.
> My distro goes out on a lot of older 486's and previously we had no problems,
> but now it seems that with the 2.4 kernels, I get a problem with INITRD_START
> being placed above the memory top. Never had a problem in the earlier
> kernels, so is there any way I can find out WHY the changes to the RAM size
> detection have occurred, and if this is intentional, or is something that has
> slipped into the kernel. Or maybe I still am not clear or the precise
> problem here, and maybe I always had memory detection problems, but the
> INITRD_START wasn't in such a critical location :-o)

It hasn't moved. Did you try the suggestion I sent you?


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