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Re: Re: Hardware question
On 9/13/05, Ronald Bruck <bruck at math.usc.edu> wrote: > How long--and how wide :-) > > I have the fastest AMD chip in existence, the FX-55 (unless the FX-57 > is now available), but I couldn't find a mother board that could take > more than 4GB of RAM. (And if I put that much in, it would only see > 3GB of it--a limitation of the bridge chip.) > > Also, does even Linux x86-64 allow 8GB without tweaking? I think you need to compile a Linux kernel with BIGMEM support. ('make menuconfig' -> "Processor Type and Features" -> High Memory Support -> 64GB). But I don't have x86-64 machine here, so this may be just a guess.