I am running ESX3.5 on a server with 24GB of RAM in it. I have created a Windows Server 2003 Enterprise virtual that I gave 10GB of RAM to. Problem is, the Win2K3 ENT virtual is only seeing 3.5GB of RAM. Does anyone have any ideas about this? I have done the install a few times and still the same result. And I am installing VMTools in the virtual.
PAE can "solve" the problem, but at a cost (extra overhead tol get to all memory above 4GB). I would strongly suggest to switch to the 64bit edition if possible, then the 10GB will be accessed without issues (if your application is compatible that is :S )
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