How much memory do I have?

Steven W. Orr steveo at
Mon Sep 21 04:15:02 UTC 2009

On 09/21/09 00:11, quoth Frederick Abrams:
>>From what i remember on a 32Bit the maximum ammount of memory your pc
> will see/make use of is 3Gb to make use of anything more than 3GB you
> need to use a 64Bit OS.
> Regards,
> Fred
> On 09/21/2009 08:01 AM, Steven W. Orr wrote:
>> I just upgraded my MB from 1 to 4Gig of ram.  The relevant part of lshw is
>> below. So I saw that and then I though I was ok. Then I went and did a cat of
>> /proc/meminfo

Can someone confirm this? Last I heard, 32Bits meant 4Gig. The HW sees it.
lshw sees it. The kernel should not be limited by it. No?

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