Re: Physical memory present on a machine



Hi Nilesh,

The Red Hat AS3 smp kernel which you are running is quite capable of
seeing 8 GB memory if it's there. Looks to me you only have 4.

If dmidecode looks too intimidating, try "dmidecode -t memory | grep
Size" and add up the sizes.

Kind regards,

Herta

On 27/04/07, J.Reykdal <redhat@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
dmidecode should show your memory banks (search for Memory Device)

J.Reykdal


Nilesh Bansal wrote:
> Hi all,
>
> We have a machine running RHEL3 AS.
> Linux manhattan.db.toronto.edu 2.4.21-47.ELsmp #1 SMP Wed Jul 5
> 20:30:47 EDT 2006 i686 athlon i386 GNU/Linux
>
> I think that the machine has 8GB RAM, but since it is running 32-bit
> OS only 4GB is available. Is there a way I can find out if the machine
> has 8GB or 4GB ram present physically.
>
> cat /proc/meminfo shows 4GB
> total: used: free: shared: buffers: cached:
> Mem: 3748446208 3094016000 654430208 0 293117952 1939726336
> Swap: 4194881536 1651802112 2543079424
> MemTotal: 3660592 kB
> MemFree: 639092 kB
> MemShared: 0 kB
> Buffers: 286248 kB
> Cached: 520312 kB
> SwapCached: 1373952 kB
> Active: 2643408 kB
> ActiveAnon: 2072596 kB
> ActiveCache: 570812 kB
> Inact_dirty: 156316 kB
> Inact_laundry: 16244 kB
> Inact_clean: 62824 kB
> Inact_target: 575756 kB
> HighTotal: 2817472 kB
> HighFree: 625700 kB
> LowTotal: 843120 kB
> LowFree: 13392 kB
> SwapTotal: 4096564 kB
> SwapFree: 2483476 kB
> CommitLimit: 5926860 kB
> Committed_AS: 2819216 kB
> HugePages_Total: 0
> HugePages_Free: 0
> Hugepagesize: 4096 kB
>
>
> thanks
> Nilesh

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