Re: K7 on SD11 and 2.2.17: memory not detected

From: Alan Cox (
Date: Wed Oct 11 2000 - 11:49:09 EST

> The weird thing is Linux only sees 64MB of RAM! The BIOS sees 384MB of RAM.
> I am working around this by saying "mem=384M" on the cmdline.

The BIOS E801 memory reporting is buggy on a lot of these boards. Since the
vendors dont appear to care you probably want to pass mem=383M or mem=384M
depending if the BIOS uses top of memory for stuff on boot (and via lilo
automatically once tested - see the append="foo=bar" option)

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