Re: [OT] Why so much memory 'reserved'?

From: Alan Cox (
Date: Tue Feb 06 2001 - 05:24:48 EST

> This is an offtopic question. What determines the amount of 'reserved' memory,
> and how much to reserve?


> Is there a way I can 'regain' this memory from the system, especially in cases
> when there's only 32MB to work with?

In theory if ACPI isnt being used we can reclaim some of it on certain boxes
but I dont believe anyone has implemented that yet
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