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Physical Memory is limited to 256 MB" in dell 2600 poweredge

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In the bios there is an option to install OS, make sure this is flaged as off, when you reboot you will have access to the full amount of onboard ram.
In the bios you have enabled the os install mode which limits the memory to 256mb. This is because some O/S's don't like more than 256mb.
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