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Monthly Archives: July 2009

Enabling more than 3 gigabytes of RAM in Linux

11-Jul-09

Doubtless, most everyone knows this, but since I’m just now crossing the 1 gigabyte line in my latest computer, I was left blissfully unaware. In Linux, the normal, 32-bit kernel can see a maximum of 3 GB of RAM.  To get it to see more one must enable Physical Address Extension (PAE) in the Linux […]