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

Stephen John Smoogen smooge at gmail.com
Fri Oct 3 17:17:23 UTC 2008

On Fri, Oct 3, 2008 at 3:57 AM, Daniel Bird <dbird at sgul.ac.uk> wrote:
> Sorin at Gmail wrote:
>> 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

Yes.. that will limit the memory the OS sees to 256MB for various
older OS's that freak out if they see more than that. You should also
check that the BIOS is up to date. Some BIOS's have weird memory

Stephen J Smoogen. -- BSD/GNU/Linux
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in a naughty world. = Shakespeare. "The Merchant of Venice"

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