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NetWare not seeing all of it's memory.

(Last modified: 12Nov2001)

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NetWare not seeing all of it's memory.

Server only sees 16 or 64 MB of RAM when more than that is present.

DOS sees all the memory.


If a DOS memory manager (HIMEM.SYS, EMM386.SYS, etc.) is loaded, NetWare receives memory information from the memory manager instead of being able to make the BIOS INT 15 E801h.


 If a memory manager (HIMEM.SYS, EMM386.SYS, etc.) is loaded and memory is not auto registering all of the memory in system, the memory manager needs to be removed from the system to receive the memory information from the correct source.  To correct this problem,  remove the memory manager from the DOS CONFIG.SYS or AUTOEXEC.BAT files.


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  • Document ID:
  • 10013096
  • Solution ID: 4.0.4254775.2239702
  • Creation Date: 20Jul1999
  • Modified Date: 12Nov2001
    • NovellNetWare

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