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Re: [SLUG] Off-Topic: Laptop Memory?





Sounds like the unit will only support 32mb DIMM's maximum in the
slots.. have you consulted compaq website to confirm if it will detect
64mb dimms?

 On Tue, 5 Jun 2001, Peter Chubb wrote:

> 
> Hi,
> I have an Armada 4131T that I've put linux onto (of course!)
> 
> The machine has 16Mb memory on its motherboard, and two DIMM slots.
> When I got it, it had an 8M DIMM in each to give 32M in toto.
> 
> I've changed these  to 64M DIMMs.  The BIOS now sees only 80M.  Is
> there any way to get the kernel to see more?
> 
> The obvious `add mem=144M' to the kernel boot line failed to work.
> (The kernel came half up then hung)
> 
> I'm using kernel version 2.4.5 if that makes a difference.
> 
> Does anyone else here have one of these machines?
> 
> Peter C
> 
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