Re: Any reason 128MB is not picked up?

Richard A. Soderberg (
Tue, 5 Aug 1997 11:08:07 -0700 (PDT)

Well, a hackaround is to put the line 'append = "128M"' in your
lilo.conf, or boot the kernel with LILO: zImage mem=128M. The memory
detection scheme is still in progress... 2.1.48 seems to have a much more
robust scheme that has some incompatibilities with loadlin..


On Tue, 5 Aug 1997, Dale Amon as Operator wrote:

> Date: Tue, 5 Aug 97 13:56:28 +0100
> From: Dale Amon as Operator <>
> Reply-To:
> To:
> Subject: Any reason 128MB is not picked up?
> Does the kernel support more than 64MB? We have a couple
> machines with 128MB and I'd not clicked on until just
> now when checking out a new server that although the bios
> shows the proper number on boot, if you later look in
> /proc/meminfo you only see 64M.
> 2.0.28 and 2.0.29 and 2.0.30.
> I'm not all that familiar with Intel, I'm mostly a 68K NeXT
> type.
> Ideas?