[SunRescue] sun3/160 memory question

Dave McGuire mcguire at neurotica.com
Fri Sep 1 11:01:19 CDT 2000

On September 1, Alexander Bochmann wrote:
> SunOS Release 4.1.1_U1 (ZEN) #4: Wed May 3 17:28:36 MET DST 2000
> Copyright (c) 1983-1991, Sun Microsystems, Inc.
> mem = 12288K (0xc00000)
> avail mem = 11345920
> That seems quite ok. But, upon startup the system still sais 
> "testing 8 MB of memory" instead of 12. Not that I would bother 
> too much as long as it works, but there probably is some way 
> to make it check the full 12 MB? ;)

  Yes.  There's an NVRAM location in which you set the amount of
memory to test.  Hit the reference book again and look for the NVRAM
stuff.  Again, if you can't find it somewhere, drop me a note and I'll
dig it up.

        -Dave McGuire

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