[Gta04-owner] Additional RAM free for everyone!
Dr. H. Nikolaus Schaller
hns at goldelico.com
Tue Nov 29 13:26:07 CET 2011
Am 29.11.2011 um 13:09 schrieb Johannes Schauer:
> On Mon, Nov 28, 2011 at 11:26:43PM +0100, Christoph Mair wrote:
>> You may have noticed that your GTA04 was advertised with 512MiB of
>> RAM, but u-boot and linux told you that only 256MiB are actually
>> installed. Here is how to double that amount with three easy steps:
>> 1) Get a copy of the newest x-loader binary: http://chonyota.net/gta04/MLO
>> 2) Update your boot partition to use the new x-loader. It should work
>> if you just overwrite your MLO. No need to create a new partition
>> (please make a backup of the old MLO anyway).
>> 3) Boot and be happy!
> nice! works like a charm!
> # free -m
> total used free shared buffers cached
> Mem: 474 82 391 0 2 39
> -/+ buffers/cache: 40 433
> Swap: 0 0 0
> i wonder why this is not the default MLO at download.goldelico.com?
Just because we are slower than others reading mails :)
We have to check some detail if all patches of the download.goldelico.com
MLO are included. There are 2 or 3 (having to do with board revision
detection and board revisions - but for the GTA04A3 board there is
only one version out in the wildness).
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