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mike.ma...@gmail.com

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May 17, 2018, 1:44:35 AM5/17/18
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according to the schematics there is a RAM-module with 4 GByte available on the BBB (and also on the BBG). Why are there only 512 MBytes available for the CPU - aren't enough address lines used? Or what else is the reason?

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Mike


Rick Mann

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May 17, 2018, 4:47:41 AM5/17/18
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That's eMMC flash, not RAM. It's accessed like a disk.
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Mike Maikaefer

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May 17, 2018, 6:19:09 AM5/17/18
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No, when you check out the BOM or the schematic, you will find 4GB DDR3 RAM (which is not the eMMC).

On Thu, May 17, 2018 at 10:47 AM, Rick Mann <rm...@latencyzero.com> wrote:
That's eMMC flash, not RAM. It's accessed like a disk.

> On May 16, 2018, at 22:44 , mike.ma...@gmail.com wrote:
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> Hi,
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> according to the schematics there is a RAM-module with 4 GByte available on the BBB (and also on the BBG). Why are there only 512 MBytes available for the CPU - aren't enough address lines used? Or what else is the reason?
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Gerald Coley

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May 17, 2018, 7:26:24 AM5/17/18
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The maximum memory that is supported by the processor is 1GB. There are not enough address lines on the processor to support more than that.

 

4GB is the eMMC.

 

Gerald

 

 

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No, when you check out the BOM or the schematic, you will find 4GB DDR3 RAM (which is not the eMMC).

On Thu, May 17, 2018 at 10:47 AM, Rick Mann <rm...@latencyzero.com> wrote:

That's eMMC flash, not RAM. It's accessed like a disk.

> On May 16, 2018, at 22:44 , mike.ma...@gmail.com wrote:
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> Hi,
>
> according to the schematics there is a RAM-module with 4 GByte available on the BBB (and also on the BBG). Why are there only 512 MBytes available for the CPU - aren't enough address lines used? Or what else is the reason?
>
> Kind regards
>
> Mike
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Roger Quadros

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May 17, 2018, 8:05:16 AM5/17/18
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It probably is 4Gb (Gigabit) which means 512MB.

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On 17/05/18 13:19, Mike Maikaefer wrote:
> No, when you check out the BOM or the schematic, you will find 4GB DDR3 RAM (which is not the eMMC).
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> On Thu, May 17, 2018 at 10:47 AM, Rick Mann <rm...@latencyzero.com <mailto:rm...@latencyzero.com>> wrote:
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> That's eMMC flash, not RAM. It's accessed like a disk.
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> > On May 16, 2018, at 22:44 , mike.ma...@gmail.com <mailto:mike.ma...@gmail.com> wrote:
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> > Hi,
> >
> > according to the schematics there is a RAM-module with 4 GByte available on the BBB (and also on the BBG). Why are there only 512 MBytes available for the CPU - aren't enough address lines used? Or what else is the reason?
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Gerald Coley

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May 17, 2018, 8:06:59 AM5/17/18
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That is correct.

Gerald


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Yiling Cao

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It is a Micron 256M * 16bit DDR3 chip 

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