RE: More on the VIA KT133 chipset misbehaving in Linux

From: Dunlap, Randy (
Date: Fri Feb 02 2001 - 11:30:59 EST

> From: Rogerio Brito []
> While I don't have problems with the Duron above, I do have a
> 486 here with 8MB of memory that I intend to use as a router
> for my local LAN, but 2.4.0 only recognizes 7MB, while 2.2.18
> recognizes all 8MB. Under 2.4.0 (I haven't tried 2.4.1 yet), I
> used a mem=8M option and it worked fine, but I don't know if
> this is indeed safe or not (I'd guess that it would be, since
> the 2.2 kernels use all memory, but you never know).

Fixed in 2.4.1 and its pre-patches.


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