big memory opteron

Rick Bradshaw bradshaw at mcs.anl.gov
Tue Aug 19 00:42:52 EDT 2003


Greg,
        This seems to be a huge bug that has been in the Bios for over
a year now. I have only seen this on the AGP motherboards
though. Unfortunetly they still perform much better than the none AGP
boards that do recognise all the memory.

Rick
Greg Lindahl <lindahl at keyresearch.com> writes:

> I'm attempting to put together a big memory 2-cpu Opteron box, without
> success. With 8 1GB dimms installed, the BIOS sees about 4.8 gbytes of
> memory. Now that's a pretty strange number, since if I was out of chip
> selects, it should see exactly 4 GBytes.
>
> Any clues?
>
> -- greg
>
>
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