[CentOS] core 2 duo motherboards and centos 4

Tue Jan 23 04:03:22 UTC 2007
javajunkie <javajunkie at koyuru.com>

> >> Funny, I was advised to buy a ASUS P5B-VM since I need 8MB memory.
> >>     
> >
> > I have that board.  Do NOT get it for >3gb of memory.
> >
> > To get >3gb of mem you need to enable "extended memory remapping" in the
> > bios
> >
> > When you do that, the system will be very very unusably slow.
> >

> So basically, Asus went cheap on the memory controllers on the board, 
> and that's
> why it not only doesn't support 8GB, but it doesn't support more than 
> 2GB with
> full performance.
um, up to 3gb seems fine. there are 4 dimms but only 3 get recognized
when not using the "memory remapping" in bios which they haven't seemed
to release a working version of yet.  As to if and when that might be,
Asus is silent.