[CentOS] Adding RAM

Michael Holmes holmesmich at googlemail.com
Fri Dec 5 23:57:15 UTC 2008


2008/12/5 Matt <lm7812 at gmail.com>:
> I have a server running Centos 4.7 32bit.  Will moving from 4Gig of
> RAM to 8Gig do any good?  Since its 32bit I assume it will only be
> able to address the first 4Gig not?
As long as you are using a SMP kernel you can use up to 64GB of RAM
(though each proccess can only address 4GB of this). So if you can
find any trace of  "SMP" in the uname (grep is your friend) then it
should work fine.


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