[clug] Mainboard in Canberra

Alastair D'Silva alastair at newmillennium.net.au
Sun Jun 10 11:24:42 GMT 2007

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> From: linux-bounces+clug=d-silva.org at lists.samba.org 
> [mailto:linux-bounces+clug=d-silva.org at lists.samba.org] On 
> Behalf Of Karun Dambiec
> Sent: Sunday, 10 June 2007 11:54
> To: linux at lists.samba.org
> Subject: [clug] Mainboard in Canberra
> The mainboard needs to have about 4 DDR2 memory slots and 
> built in video. I have a current one which only has two 
> memory slots, and Im needing to add another 2gb memory to the 
> existing 2gb so there will be 4gb.

Hi Karun,

A word of advice, check carefully as to which chipset you use, as some of
the older chipsets map PCI memory to the upper 768MB of the 4GB address
space, so you can only use 3.25GB. More modern chipsets remap this above
4GB, allowing you to use all that is installed.

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Networking Consultant      fax: 0413 181 661
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