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Re: saving RAM questions



On Wed, 8 Dec 2004 17:30:49 +0000, James Wilkinson
<james westexe demon co uk> wrote:
> Matt Morgan wrote:
> 
> 
> > So I'm looking for
> > ways to save on RAM.
> >
> > I know about turning off daemons that aren't important. I've turned
> > off all but the most essential, although it doesn't make that much
> > difference after the first few, really. I know about the light
> > desktops like XFCE, but we want to stick with Gnome or KDE in this
> > case. Is there anything else big I'm missing--any other important way
> > to save on RAM?
> 
> What sort of graphics do they have: separate graphics cards, or is the
> graphics integrated into the chipset? In the latter case, make sure that
> you only allocate the memory you need to the graphics subsystem: 1 to 4
> MB, usually, depending on resolution.
> 
> James.

Sounds like a good idea. It's an integrated graphics controller. Can
you point me to how I can do this? I googled and got a hint that I
might be able to configure something in the computer's BIOS settings,
but couldn't find anything there. Any other method, like in xorg.conf?
Thanks.


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