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Re: memory upgrade

thanks ambar, but few probs remain. see below.

>> i recently added 64mb ram to my already 32mb system.  but proc/meminfo
>> only  shows 64mb (i.e. not 32mb as i used to have, nor 96mb which is what
>> i expect). here's what /proc/meminfo says
> On most motherboards, the linux kernel can not detect more than 64mb of ram,
> so u will hav to specify this to the linux kernel. There are two ways to do

mine has intel810 chipset, on board video

> this, the easy(but very irritating...) method is to just add "mem=96M" after
> the name of your boot image on the lilo prompt (if yr image is linux, then u
> will type linux mem=96M). The better alternative is to add this parameter to
> the lilo.conf file. To do that add a like append="mem=96M" 

i did this, but get an error about wrong ELF headers (can't load lib.so.6
or something. sorry can't remember the exact error msg. will replicate
and report.)

> different linux kernel image. But remember, that if u hav a motherboard with
> onboard video card, then check the bios memory test for the exact size of
> your usable ram (i hav seen that the newer intel 815 motherboards don't need
> this mem thing!)

will chk the bios count up.
tks again