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Hi all, if I am running the 64 bit Mint edition and have 22.214.171.124-generic kernel running why does my system only recognize 3.8 G of my 4.0G of RAM? Is that normal? I thought 64it would recognize all 4G?
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Just a wild guess, probably wrong, but could it be the counting variations we see in hard drives? ie: a 160 Gb drive is actually about 149Gb after formatting. I've never heard of this applying to RAM, but since it does see more than 3Gb it would seem to be working.
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-Do you have an onboard video card ? (if so, it uses some of your ram to function)
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I will add to Caraibes post another possibility. For some strange reason, (poor BIOS design), sometimes the on-board fake RAID will be assigned its cache RAM even if it isn't being used.
If there is a BIOS firmware upgrade available from your mobo maker I would consider flashing it.
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