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Re: Using all of 4GB RAM... questions and Vista versus Linux...



On Wed, 2008-10-01 at 13:53 -0400, John Aldrich wrote:
> On Wednesday 01 October 2008, Mike Chambers wrote:
> > >
> > > So to answer your question (c), yes, if you switch to a 64bit version
> > > of Linux you will be able to use all 4GB.
> >
> > Does that work on only 4Gb or more?  I have 2Gb Ram, and running 64bit,
> > and still only see 1.8Gb of memory, as it did with 32bit as well.
> >
> Is your system using part of the memory for on-board video? That's the most 
> logical explanation.


I don't know.   I'm running the Nvidia 8800, which has 512KB on board
How does one check if the video card is using RAM ?


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