But I should still see 4GB without any patch. Right? Windows only see 1.92GB as “Installed Memory (RAM)” in Control Panel->System. I am happy for the system to see up to 4GB only.
From: Zoran Stojsavljevic [mailto:email@example.com] Sent: Tuesday, 7 June 2016 1:13 PM To: Naveed Ghori Cc: coreboot Subject: Re: [coreboot] Windows only seeing 2GB of 4G (Seabios
For you to read: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Physical_Address_Extension
Important: With PAE, IA-32https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/IA-32 architecture is augmented with additional address lines used to select the additional memory, so physical address size increases from 32 bits to 36 bits.
Then, after reading, this can/will help you: https://wj32.org/wp/2011/02/23/pae-patch-updated-for-windows-7-sp1/https://linkprotect.cudasvc.com/url?a=https://wj32.org/wp/2011/02/23/pae-patch-updated-for-windows-7-sp1/&c=E,1,4TzuPPEqEt09bfSHLiacrY50KGLRosTpaWTwnQSnoSKs3XZAVCm1oYCwQgdB0tNnt34H5_afYQx62tS0zDeEB4hnXiXrwGbJe3QaP4bkeTL8zwo,&typo=1
On Tue, Jun 7, 2016 at 6:23 AM, Naveed Ghori <firstname.lastname@example.org:email@example.com> wrote: Hi all,
I am booting a 32 bit Win 7 image (via Seabios).
Windows is detecting only 1.92GB (even though there is 8GB of memory available. Being a 32 bit OS I would have expected it to see at least 4GB.
Coreboot logs shows: Available memory below 4GB: 0x7ae00000 (1966M) Available memory above 4GB: 6144M
What can cause the full 4GB to not be seen. Should I install only 4GB of memory instead of 4GB? I have ordered some to try in any case.
Best Regards, Naveed
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