Re: Re: Hardware question

*To*: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net*Subject*: [mg60361] Re: [mg60317] Re: Hardware question*From*: Renan <renan.birck at gmail.com>*Date*: Wed, 14 Sep 2005 03:27:27 -0400 (EDT)*References*: <dfp4ca$icf$1@smc.vnet.net> <dfrg7q$fol$1@smc.vnet.net> <200509131006.GAA09651@smc.vnet.net>*Reply-to*: renan.birck at gmail.com*Sender*: owner-wri-mathgroup at wolfram.com

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.

**References**:**Re: Hardware question***From:*Ronald Bruck <bruck@math.usc.edu>