Re: Memory being incorrected sized at boot-up

Martin Mares (
Sat, 12 Jul 1997 13:30:26 +0200


> > Are you sure 0xe801 won't crash on bioses that don't implement
> > it? I.e., mostly on ancient 386's ? ... but probably the best thing
> > will be to test it in the 2.1 kernels before putting it to the
> > mainstream ones.
> >
> This has been in 2.1 for quite a while. In fact, there are also two
> new BIOS calls (one being int 0x15:0xe820) that may be considered...

OK, I incorrectly assumed we call the old function first and continue
with the new one only if it reports 64M...

Have a nice fortnight

Martin `MJ' Mares   <>
Faculty of Math and Physics, Charles University, Prague, Czech Rep., Earth
"640K ought to be enough for anybody." -- Bill Gates, 1981