help with ram question

Les hlhowell at
Fri Jun 1 00:52:09 UTC 2007

On Thu, 2007-05-31 at 11:51 -0700, Paula J. Lindsay wrote:

> Hi,
> I've just installed a fc5 machine.  He needs this rev because it is 
> compatible with his bruker software.
> Anyway, he already had 1 gig of memory in the machine, but when we put 
> another bank of memory (1 gig)
> we could not boot up.  We did a switch and they (both 1 gig dimms) and 
> they both work apart, but not
> together.  Has anyone ran into this problem?  I guess I could look on 
> to see if fc5
> supports 2 gigs of ram.  Anyway, any suggestions/advice/opinions are 
> appreciated.  Thank you in advance.

If it is an older machine check the BIOS.  It may not support the added
ram, or there may be some hardware switch or jumper required.

Les H
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