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Bug 32722 - XFree86 and Intel i810 compatibility for 4M of video RAM
XFree86 and Intel i810 compatibility for 4M of video RAM
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: XFree86 (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Mike A. Harris
David Lawrence
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Reported: 2001-03-22 12:32 EST by Paul A. Valente
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:32 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2001-03-22 18:14:12 EST
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Intel i810 video hardware has 1Mb of physical RAM (204 bytes, text/plain)
2001-03-22 18:14 EST, Paul A. Valente
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Description Paul A. Valente 2001-03-22 12:32:46 EST
I cannot get the Xconfigurator to recognize that my Intel 810 has 4M of RAM and it will only accept 1M to configure the driver.  THis makes 
GNOME and other GUI item to either run extremely slow or not at all. I currently have X configured for 8 bits at the lowest screen resolution.   
My CPU is a 500Mhz Intel Celeron and I have allocated 32M of swap space.

I have also tried to go into the config file and hard-code 4096 for RAM, but the X server crashes.  By the way, the entry for video RAM is 
commented out when Xconfigurator sets up the i810 for 1M RAM.
Comment 1 Mike A. Harris 2001-03-22 15:11:05 EST
Are you positive you have 4Mb of RAM on your video hardware?

Most if not all onboard video hardware shares your system's main RAM
memory with the video hardware, and I know some onboard video hardware
allows you to configure the amount of RAM assigned to the video adaptor
by changing a setting in your system's CMOS setup program.  Try checking
your CMOS settings for a videoram setting.
Comment 2 Paul A. Valente 2001-03-22 18:14:08 EST
Created attachment 13390 [details]
Intel i810 video hardware has 1Mb of physical RAM
Comment 3 Mike A. Harris 2001-03-27 23:02:29 EST
Yes, that is correct.  The following information may also be useful
to you as well for your i810 board.


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