I installed FC 15 onto a laptop that previously had XP installed. While XP reported that Physical Address Extension was enabled, I am unable to find any reference to it in Fedora. How can I tell if the kernel I'm running supports it, and how can I enable PAE if it's not currently supported?
If 'pae' (or 'PAE') isn't there then your kernel doesn't support PAE
If you do not have the PAE kernel installed, issue the following command (as root):
Just to make sure your processor supports PAE, you should do the following first:
If there's no sign of pae (or 'PAE') in the output, your processor doesn't support that mode.