[Novalug] T61 laptop
jhart at kevla.org
Tue Nov 13 14:48:06 EST 2007
Better yet, is why you haven't sued them for breach of contract. They sold
you X, which doesn't work.
> No, you're not wrong. I have a dell d820 w/ 4Gb, I'm running Gentoo
> amd64, and I only see just over 3. There's a bios patch out I haven't
> applied yet to bump it up to something like 3.2 or so (don't recall).
> Point is, you need both an OS that can use it /and/ a bios that will let
> you see it all.
> Why would they put 4Gb in a machine that doesn't have a bios that can
> see it all? Because it's more efficient to put in 2 2Gb sticks than a 2
> and a 1, or something like that.
> - Joel
> On Mon, 2007-11-12 at 22:41 -0500, gregory pryzby wrote:
>> that is my understanding. It is a problem w/ the BIOS or such and is
>> the case in all OS. BUT I COULD BE WRONG.
>> On Mon, Nov 12, 2007 at 10:33:04PM -0500, Ken Kauffman wrote:
>> > Is that still true with a 64 bit OS?
>> > K
>> > -----Original Message-----
>> > From: gregory pryzby [mailto:greg at pryzby.org]
>> > Sent: Monday, November 12, 2007 10:28 PM
>> > To: Ken Kauffman
>> > Cc: novalug at calypso.tux.org
>> > Subject: Re: [Novalug] T61 laptop
>> > So, realize that you will only see 3.5ish G of memory (in my experience).
>> > Congrats!
>> > On Mon, Nov 12, 2007 at 10:22:23PM -0500, Ken Kauffman wrote:
>> > > Nevermind. I just pulled the trigger on a T61P and got 4Gb RAM
>> > > through Newegg for $139 (the Lenova upgrade was about 3 times as much)
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