[CentOS] To PAE or not to PAE...

Thu Jul 22 21:05:55 UTC 2010
Markus Falb <markus.falb at fasel.at>

On 22/07/2010 11:25, John Doe wrote:
> Hi,
> I have a 4GB pc and was wondering if it was worth going the PAE way to gain
> those exta 700MB...
> In the past, I heard that these 700MB were normally reserved for bios or chipset
> stuff...

I installed a 32 bit centos and with the non-pae kernel it shows 3.3 gb 
for me too. I had a look at bios but there is nothing of interest, 
nothing obvious at least. Asking myself if it is "normally" as you said.

Regards, Markus