Not all of the system's memory appears to be detected by the operating system
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Novell SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 9
Novell SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 8
Novell Linux Desktop
Novell SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 10
x86-64 architecture (AMD64 or Intel EM64T)
System has 3.5 GB of memory or more
On some systems, the BIOS offers a feature known as "memory remapping" or "memory hoisting" which can reduce the amount of memory invisible to the system. This option however is known to cause problems for some configurations and should only be used after extensive testing of an identical system in a test environment.
This problem is sometimes known as the "PCI memory hole" or simply as the "memory hole".
Formerly known as TID# 10099487
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- Creation Date:15-SEP-06
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