[CentOS] 1333/8GB Intel motherboard for C5.1

Tue May 20 17:33:29 UTC 2008
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On Tue, May 20, 2008 at 8:13 PM, Nicholas <nicholas at oscc.org.my> wrote:
> Typically Linux hackers can hack the kernel to use very large RAM. Current
> applications are built to access up to 4Gb RAM at a time only. For machines
> with RAM of more than 4Gb you need to verify that the CPU comes with
> Physical Address Extensions (PAE). Call Intel to verify this CPU is with
> PAE. So, now its the Linux kernel that you need to turn to.
> CentOS 5.1 64 bit should not have this limitation. However, the following
> method allows up to 64Gb out of box for CentOS 5.1 32bit (u can try this if
> the 64bit didnt work out).

You are missing the point about the bug in some Intel chipsets.