On Wed, Jan 08, 2003 at 03:55:05AM -0800, Aaron Burke wrote:
> > -----Original Message-----
> > [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]]On Behalf Of Pranav A. Desai
> > Sent: Tuesday, January 07, 2003 11:47 AM
> > To: FreeBSD Questions
> > Subject: How to get detailed information on the RAM in the system?
> It shows you if you type dmesg. Its just below the processor info.
> CPU: Pentium/P55C (233.86-MHz 586-class CPU)
>   Origin = "GenuineIntel"  Id = 0x543  Stepping = 3
>   Features=0x8001bf<FPU,VME,DE,PSE,TSC,MSR,MCE,CX8,MMX>
> real memory  = 67108864 (65536K bytes)

Although useful info, that's not what he asked, see below:

> >     Is there a way to find out how many memory modules are in a
> > machine e.g. whether it is 2*1G=2G or 4*512M=2G of RAM. I dont have
> > physical access to the machine.

To my knowledge that's not possible, because the hardware sees all available
RAM as one giant pool. At least on all desktop-class PCs I've seen (there may
be server-type motherboards that can do this, but I don't know about any
standard to query this).


"An adult is a child who has more ethics and morals, that's all."
                -- Shigeru Miyamoto

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