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Old 04-03-08, 08:56 AM   #15
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Default Re: >=3G installed crashes X server due to simplistic PCI allocation by kernel

Originally Posted by logan
Yeah, it was the same for the other group too. Maybe it is some BIOS bug that Windows is able to workaround and Linux doesn't have anything for.

I don't understand this stuff, but it's good you got it working.
Linux reserves the top 1GB for itself, windows 2GB. That probably hides the issue on windows.
Also, 99.999% of all bioses out there are tweaked only until windows boots, so no wonder it works
on win.
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