Re: Only 3.2G ram out of 4G seen in an i386 box

From: Paul P Komkoff Jr
Date: Tue Aug 08 2006 - 06:12:55 EST

Replying to Thomas Stewart:
> Hi,
> I have a Dell Optiplex GX280, a Pentium 4 with an Intel chipset. It has
> 4G of ram. The problem is I can only see 3.2G, even tho the bios reports
> 4G.

Chipset issue. Some Intel chipsets are doing strange things with memory
map. They call this "design flaw" but not offered free replacements
yet, so, for example, on SE7221BK1E you can't use more than 3 gigs.

Paul P 'Stingray' Komkoff Jr // <- my pgp key
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