[CentOS] Solved: Dell PE2850 with 4GB RAM (Was Slightly OT: Dell Poweredge 2850 with 4GB RAM)

Sorin Srbu sorin.srbu at orgfarm.uu.se
Fri Oct 3 10:22:19 UTC 2008

Sorin Srbu <mailto:sorin.srbu at orgfarm.uu.se> scribbled on Friday, October 03,
2008 12:14 PM:

>>> However I have another problem now... CentOS 5.2 only sees 256MB RAM.
>> Is "OS install mode" set to "On" in the BIOS? I seem to remember this
>> sets the memory limit to 256Mb
> It is in fact. Lemme' check. BRB.

Hot diggety, that did it!! 4GB RAM available now. You guys are just golden,
thx a bunch!

What is that "install mode" for anyway?? As I said earlier, this is my first
Dell-server ever and as it's a refurbished machine, I didn't get any manuals
and stuff... Probably will need to visit support.dell.com in a near future.

You guys think I will now be able to run that bios update as well? Figuring it
might have been a deficient RAM-issue, with 4GB RAM it might work now...?
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