Re: Memory bank detection available?

From: Chris Wedgwood
Date: Mon Aug 21 2006 - 02:06:38 EST

On Thu, Aug 17, 2006 at 04:40:39PM +0200, Nico Schottelius wrote:

> Is it possible to detect, which memory banks on the mainboard are in
> use under Linux/x86?

Usually 0x50..0x53 are the SPDs on the first four memory slots.
Sometimes it's 0x50..0x57 when you have 8-slots but not always.

You can also try dmidecode but dmi infomation tends to be pretty
debious as a whole.

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