[coreboot] PAE status/ 8Gb of ram on X60
rminnich at gmail.com
Mon Jul 7 06:11:03 CEST 2014
Charles, just checking, you know the deal, right? Room at the top of the
physical address space is saved off for PCI. Hence memory in that range is
Chips that could hoist memory in the, e.g., 3g-4g range up above 4G have
been around since before the i945. Anybody know for sure that the i945 can
or can not do this? I"m not familiar enough with it.
On Sun, Jul 6, 2014 at 6:42 PM, Charles Devereaux <coreboot at guylhem.net>
> So I took 2x 4Gb, and I do confirm that only ~3Gb can be used.
> On Sun, Jul 6, 2014 at 7:10 AM, Paul Menzel <
> paulepanter at users.sourceforge.net> wrote:
>> Dear Charles,
>> Am Dienstag, den 24.06.2014, 17:53 -0400 schrieb Charles Devereaux:
>> > I am wondering if there any limitation with coreboot on using say 2x
>> > 4Gb RAM sticks and a linux kernel with PAE enabled?
>> as far as I know, the Intel 945 chipset has a hard limit of a total 4 GB
>> > Is anyone using such a setup?
>> No that I know of. I only heard of 4 GB setups, where also not all 4 GB
>> can be used.
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