Less then 4MB of Memory

When I build a kernel 2.1.x I get this message after I try to boot with the new kernel:Less then 4MB of Memory-- System HaltedOf cause I have more then 4 MB (48) and this done NOT happen with 2.0.x kernels generated on the same machine. Also I base the 2.1.x kernal-configuration on the old 2.0.x kernel-configuration. I also tried a compleat new configuration of 2.1.x but with the same result.Any ideas how I can work around this problem??Fred
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duxCommented:
2.1.x kernels are not stable versions. Use 2.0.x kernel and your problem is solved. My 2.0.30 kernel works very well on a Pentium machine with 40M of memory. If you don't have a non-standard machine (very new hardhware) you don't need a developement version of the kernel.
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