Kernel only detection 2 GB of memory on AMD

Thomas E. Spanjaard tgen at
Tue Mar 2 00:59:07 PST 2010

Vincent Stemen wrote:
> One more thing.  There is a brief message we didn't catch before right
> at the start, when booting, that says X amount of memory above 4 GB is
> ignored.  I don't know how to capture it.  It doesn't go into the
> syslog.  That seems to indicate that Dragonfly is apparently seeing all
> the memory initially. 

Looks like your BIOS is remapping memory above 4Gibyte in some cases
automatically, to make room for PCI memio mappings etc. If you want to
make use of the additional memory, you have to run pc64.
	Thomas E. Spanjaard
	tgen at
	tgen at

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