memory change

Chris Lingard chris at
Mon Oct 8 15:55:30 PDT 2001

andrew sprott wrote:

> hi
> i had to remove 256mb of ram cos 98 kept on crashin. but my linux
> setup seems to start slowin down after i open a few netscape windows.
> do i have to tell linux that i've reduced the amount of ram since it was
> installed?

No.  If you have an append="mem=xxxM" in your lilo.conf then you will have 
to change it.  Does Linux see all your memory, run top to see if it does.  
On some hardware it only sees the first 64M  and you have to use the 
"append" in your lilo.conf.


> andrew sprott
> andru at

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