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From: Volker Armin Hemmann <volkerarmin@...>
Subject: Re: Re: Memory usage; 32 bit vs 64 bit.
Date: Fri, 07 Jan 2011 00:42:01 +0100
On Thursday 06 January 2011 23:32:01 Enrico Weigelt wrote:
> * Volker Armin Hemmann <volkerarmin@...> wrote:
> > > Apropos total memory: on my box w/ 4GB, it only shows up 3GB.
> > > 
> > > On bootup, kernel (built w/ CONFIG_HIGHMEM4G=y) says:
> > >     2119MB HIGHMEM available.
> > >     887MB LOWMEM available.
> > > 
> > > Who's eating up a whole GB ? BIOS ? GPU ?
> > 
> > bios
> 
> BIOS really eats it all up, or maybe some misconfiguration that
> causes memory hidden from the OS ?
> 
> 
> cu

the misconfiguration is done by the bios, mapping pcispace&co into the 3-4gb 
range


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