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Re: [K12OSN] Firefox crashes



  Thank you Jim. I tried all three. 8192 and 4068 gave similar results - complete crash & lock when loading a big firefox page. 3072 won't even start the client, though at least there I can press 'enter' to have it try again (unsuccessfully).

  As an aside, the reason I was using system RAM is because I thought, in the case of integrated devices, they were shared.

-Michael

On Thu, 03 May 2007 10:08:48 -0400, Jim McQuillan <jam mcquil com> wrote:
> I'm wondering why you are using the size of your system ram, to
> determine how much memory your video card has.  They really aren't
> related.
> 
> The 'videoram' setting is normally not needed.  the Xserver is supposed
> to be able to figure it out automatically, by probing the card BUT,
> sometimes, with some chipsets, it fails.  In those cases, we need to
> tell it how much ram to use.  In most of those cases, telling it 4mb or
> 8mb is about all you need to do.
> 
> Sometimes, you can see how much ram is used for video by looking in the
> bios configuration tool.
> 
> 
> A typical setting would be:
> 
>      X_VIDEORAM = 8192
>      X_VIDEORAM = 4096
>      X_VIDEORAM = 3072
> 
> Try one of those settings to see if it helps.


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