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So I just installed Ubuntu 10.10 via Wubi over Win XP Pro 32bit, my processor is X64, and I have 4GB of RAM installed, the Ubuntu installs as 64bit but it only shows 2.9 GiB of RAM even tho the OS is 64bit, why is this? The whole reason i did this was because with windows xp you cannot use a 32bit license for 64bit version, unlike Vista/7 which works as long as version is same (pro ultim etc) and I need 64bit, but its only reading 2.9 :S?

My OS is Linux ubuntu 3.0.0-12-generic #20-Ubuntu SMP Fri Oct 7 14:56:25 UTC 2011 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux.

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Does windows show all your ram ? –  bodhi.zazen Jan 9 '12 at 17:03
    
windows is 32bit, it shows 3 gigs of the 4 because being 32bit..but why is 64bit ubuntu showing 2.9? –  Patrick Jan 9 '12 at 18:19
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Are you sure you installed the 64bit version? What does uname -a say? –  psusi Jan 9 '12 at 19:48
    
What BIOS (and which version) do you have? Sometimes there are problems with older versions: askubuntu.com/a/83608/236 –  qbi Apr 9 '12 at 12:47
    
This question appears to be abandoned and unanswered, which is why it has been closed. If you are experiencing a similar issue please ask a new question with details pertaining to your problem. If you feel this question is not abandoned, please flag the question explaining that. –  Eliah Kagan Jan 16 '13 at 15:59
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closed as too localized by Bruno Pereira Jan 14 '13 at 16:29

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