slow (s-l-o-w) install

Kevin J. Cummings cummings at
Sat Feb 16 22:00:59 UTC 2008

Kevin J. Cummings wrote:
> So what happens if you tell the kernel there is slightly less than 4GB
> of ram?  A simple test would be to tell the kernel you have 3GB of RAM.
>  If it runs fine, increase that number until it no longer runs fine.  It
> its only 64MB of RAM at the top of the memory map, can you tell the
> system you only have 4095MB of RAM?

Sorry, my math is bad today.  How about 4024MB of RAM instead?

Kevin J. Cummings
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