Bug 49819 - RH7.1 installer doesn't find memory above 16MB
Summary: RH7.1 installer doesn't find memory above 16MB
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Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: installer (Show other bugs)
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Version: 7.1
Hardware: i386 Linux
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Assignee: Brent Fox
QA Contact: Brock Organ
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Reported: 2001-07-24 12:37 UTC by Johan Rvnnblom
Modified: 2007-04-18 16:35 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2001-07-24 15:36:14 UTC
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Description Johan Rvnnblom 2001-07-24 12:37:51 UTC
Description of Problem:

The RedHat 7.1 installer doesn't appear to recognize memory above 16MB

on some systems, and thus the installation fails.

How Reproducible:

Comment 1 Brent Fox 2001-07-24 15:36:10 UTC
There is a bug in the way some motherboards report their amount of memory to the
kernel.  You can force it to recognize all your RAM by passing 'linux mem=xxxMB'
where 'xxx' is the amount of RAM that you have.  Does this fix the problem?

Comment 2 Brent Fox 2001-08-03 14:44:44 UTC
Closing due to inactivity. Please reopen if you have more information.

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