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shivathreya
August 6th, 2009, 07:42 PM
I have a MacbookPro5,5 with 4GB RAM. However, in Jaunty with kernel 2.6.28-15 only 2.8 GB is getting detected

See the respective outputs.

shiva@shiva-laptop:/var/cache/apt/archives$ free -b
total used free shared buffers cached
Mem: 2880790528 2405621760 475168768 0 100155392 1740005376
-/+ buffers/cache: 565460992 2315329536
Swap: 0 0 0

DMESG OUTPUT

[ 0.000000] ACPI: Local APIC address 0xfee00000
[ 0.000000] 1907MB HIGHMEM available.
[ 0.000000] 883MB LOWMEM available.
[ 0.000000] mapped low ram: 0 - 373fe000
[ 0.000000] low ram: 00000000 - 373fe000
[ 0.000000] bootmap 00012000 - 00018e80


PLEASE HELP!

Shiva

tiagobt
August 7th, 2009, 12:41 AM
Are you using the 64-bit version of Ubuntu? The 32-bit version can't handle more than 2 GB of RAM.

shivathreya
August 7th, 2009, 05:58 AM
Thank you. I was so silly putting this question. Now its resolved.

Shiva