Re: Dmesg: Use a PAE enabled kernel

Andrew Walrond (
Mon, 03 Mar 2003 16:49:50 +0000

Alan Cox wrote:
> On Mon, 2003-03-03 at 16:24, Andrew Walrond wrote:
>> BIOS-e820: 0000000100000000 - 0000000140000000 (usable)
> This chunk wont get used


That accounts for the missing Gb then. I think the warning needs to be
more like "WARNING WARNING (WILL ROBINSON)! 1GB of very expensive ram
won't be used unless you enable PAE!!!"

Just how slow is PAE then ?


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