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Question about memory

Discussion in 'Proxmox VE 1.x: Installation and configuration' started by sourcode, Apr 2, 2009.

  1. sourcode

    sourcode New Member

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    Hi all

    I'm using Proxmox VE for testing and production server for a month.
    Proxmox VE is work very well, thank you dev team :D

    But i have some problem about memory of my test server that have 4GB memory.

    Test server #1
    # free -m
    total used free shared buffers cached
    Mem: 3261 354 2907 0 16 212


    Test server #2
    # free -m
    total used free shared buffers cached
    Mem: 3937 2892 1045 0 433 1596


    Why my server can't see full memory ?

    Server information
    # pveversion -v
    pve-manager: 1.1-3 (pve-manager/1.1/3718)
    qemu-server: 1.0-10
    pve-kernel: 2.6.24-5
    pve-kvm: 83-1
    pve-firmware: 1
    vncterm: 0.9-1
    vzctl: 3.0.23-1pve1
    vzdump: 1.1-1
    vzprocps: 2.0.11-1dso2
    vzquota: 3.0.11-1dso1

    # uname -a
    Linux zion-3 2.6.24-2-pve #1 SMP PREEMPT Wed Jan 14 11:32:49 CET 2009 x86_64 GNU/Linux

    Thanks..
     
  2. dietmar

    dietmar Proxmox Staff Member
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    Maybe some memory is reserved by the bios, or allocated by a graphics card?
     
  3. sourcode

    sourcode New Member

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    server's bios show 4096 and built-in vga fixed 64mb of memory.

    any idea ?
     
  4. tom

    tom Proxmox Staff Member
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    hardware defect? run a memory test.
     
  5. sourcode

    sourcode New Member

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    Memory test is fine.
    My memory is not broken :p
     
  6. tom

    tom Proxmox Staff Member
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    do we talk about this?

    Test server #1
    # free -m
    total used free shared buffers cached
    Mem: 3261 354 2907 0 16 212
     

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