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ML350G4 Ram issue

 
Mohamed Elyadak
Occasional Contributor

ML350G4 Ram issue

All,
i have Server HP ML350 G4
PN#:356003-421
and i upgrade it to 6 Giga of Ram distrbuted on slots as following:
1G PN#:331562-051
1G PN#:331562-051
2G PN#:413152-851
2G PN#:367553-001c
so server when check on Rams at Start on black screen it be 6 G of Ram
but when windows server 2003 SP2 start it be 3.5 of Ram ....??
Why?
i tried to install new OS server 2003 SP2 but same probem.
Please Help Me
3 REPLIES 3
lachuzhnikov
Advisor

Re: ML350G4 Ram issue

I think this is limitation of your 32-bit operation system. MS Windows 32bit Standard Edition can handle only 4GB of RAM. Enterprise edition can handle more then 4GB of RAM with Physical Address Extension (/PAE) switch.
Mohamed Elyadak
Occasional Contributor

Re: ML350G4 Ram issue

what did you mean about PAE switch?
Kedd Guyton
Respected Contributor

Re: ML350G4 Ram issue

The /PAE switch is set in the C:\boot.ini.

Boot INI Options Reference:
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/sysinternals/bb963892.aspx