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Bug 62123 - bigmem kernel sees only 4.7GB of 5GB on a pe6450
bigmem kernel sees only 4.7GB of 5GB on a pe6450
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 65284
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: kernel (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Arjan van de Ven
Brian Brock
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Reported: 2002-03-27 13:44 EST by Clay Cooper
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:41 EDT (History)
11 users (show)

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Last Closed: 2002-04-22 16:44:12 EDT
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dmesg output (14.96 KB, text/plain)
2002-03-27 14:03 EST, Clay Cooper
no flags Details
/var/log/messages for 6450 w/ hampton gold installed (53.59 KB, text/plain)
2002-04-22 16:44 EDT, Clay Cooper
no flags Details

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Description Clay Cooper 2002-03-27 13:44:13 EST
From Bugzilla Helper:
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Description of problem:
On a pe6450 w/ hampton beta3 installed (2.4.18-0.4bigmem), w/ bios A10, 5GB ram,
2GB swap.

Machine bios reports 5GB

Bigmem kernel sees 4.7GB of 5GB.

Smp/Up kernel sees 3.7GB of 4GB.

I checked a pe8450 w/ 6GB ram and bigmem reported all 6GB.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1.  Install hampton beta3 on a pe6450 w/ >4GB of memory
2.  Note amount of memory /proc/meminfo reports

Actual Results:  /proc/meminfo reports less than total memory

Expected Results:  Total memory reported

Additional info:
Comment 1 Arjan van de Ven 2002-03-27 13:48:36 EST
need dmesg output to see the e820 info
Comment 2 Clay Cooper 2002-03-27 14:03:19 EST
Created attachment 50945 [details]
dmesg output
Comment 3 Clay Cooper 2002-04-08 16:59:39 EDT
Same behavior in 2.4.18-0.16bigmem.
Comment 4 Clay Cooper 2002-04-22 16:30:16 EDT
Same behavior in Hampton Gold.
Comment 5 Clay Cooper 2002-04-22 16:44:07 EDT
Created attachment 54884 [details]
/var/log/messages for 6450 w/ hampton gold installed
Comment 6 John A. Hull 2002-07-23 18:38:53 EDT

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 65284 ***

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