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Re: Only 3348 MB of a 4 GB memory?

On Tuesday 19 June 2007 09:21, Jared C. Davis wrote:

> I looked on Google to try to get ideas, and it sounded like my BIOS
> might be doing something bad with "MTRRs" and "E820s", but I don't
> know what these are.  It's a Dell Dimension 5150, which I think has a
> 945G chipset but I'm not sure.

945 only supports 4GB of address space. But since some memory
is needed to map your hardware and for the integrated graphics
Linux gets less.

Nothing Linux can do about it; you bought the wrong machine
for lots of memory.

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