max memory for 32bit fedora?

Mikkel L. Ellertson mikkel at
Mon Jul 27 15:41:57 UTC 2009

Kevin Kempter wrote:
> Hi all;
> whats the max memory (Ram) that 32bit Fedora can actually use?
> I'm getting a laptop with a quad core chip and 8G of ram, can I take full 
> advantage of this with 32bit Fedora or do I need to run x86_64?
To some extent, this depends on the BIOS. You may not get all of the
memory running a 32 bit PAE kernel.


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