[CentOS] Slightly OT: Dell Poweredge 2850 with 4GB RAM

Tru Huynh tru at centos.org
Fri Oct 3 09:47:42 UTC 2008

On Fri, Oct 03, 2008 at 11:35:51AM +0200, Sorin Srbu wrote:
> Tru Huynh <> scribbled on Friday, October 03, 2008 11:15 AM:
> > 
> > does your bios see 4GB? try also memtest to make sure the 4GB are there.
> > cat /proc/meminfo and the boot lines of /var/log/messages
> Yupp, pressing F2 at boot and checking in bios says it's 4GB DDR2 ECC IIRC.
> Is memtest available at an almost full install?
press F2 at the cdrom prompt will show you the memtest option ;)
boot: memtest86

> > what does the rescue mode says? cd1 of 5.2 i386/x86_64 ?
> Did a netinstall, so don't have cd1. Am downloading those now though. Might
> take a while... 8-) Be back with results soonish.
you can boot into rescue mode from netboot.

-> append "rescue method=...."

Tru Huynh (mirrors, CentOS-3 i386/x86_64 Package Maintenance)
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