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Old 09-07-2011, 11:03 PM   #1
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Video Card Memory


Hi,

I have an integrated Intel Corporation 5 Series/3400. Unless somebody already knows, I was wondering how do I find how much Video RAM this card has? Is there a linux command for it, or anything similar?
 
Old 09-07-2011, 11:13 PM   #2
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Code:
dmesg | grep VRAM
Should provide the details.
 
Old 09-07-2011, 11:15 PM   #3
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I tried the command and it returned nothing.

Using the command as a non-root user gives me:
Code:
klogctl: Operation not permitted

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Old 09-07-2011, 11:19 PM   #4
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What distribution are you using?

Try

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cat /var/log/dmesg | grep VRAM
You may have to run the command as root if your kernel config restricts user access to dmesg.
 
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I ran the command as a non-root user and root.

The second command you gave has given me the same output message as the first one, giving me nothing. Using it as a non-root user gives me the same message as before, except instead of just "dmesg" it's "/var/log/dmesg".

I'm using Slackware 13.37 64-bit.
 
Old 09-07-2011, 11:32 PM   #6
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Is the graphics integrated in the motherboard or the CPU?

You may want to poke around in BIOS.

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Old 09-07-2011, 11:33 PM   #7
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It is integrated, but I'm not quite sure, I believe it's with the motherboard. Is there a way to confirm this?
 
Old 09-07-2011, 11:38 PM   #8
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What is the make and model?

Or if you know what the processor and motherboard models you have are
 
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Code:
00:00.0 Host bridge: Intel Corporation Core Processor DRAM Controller (rev 02)
00:02.0 VGA compatible controller: Intel Corporation Core Processor Integrated Graphics Controller (rev 02)
00:16.0 Communication controller: Intel Corporation 5 Series/3400 Series Chipset HECI Controller (rev 06)
00:1a.0 USB Controller: Intel Corporation 5 Series/3400 Series Chipset USB2 Enhanced Host Controller (rev 05)
00:1b.0 Audio device: Intel Corporation 5 Series/3400 Series Chipset High Definition Audio (rev 05)
00:1c.0 PCI bridge: Intel Corporation 5 Series/3400 Series Chipset PCI Express Root Port 1 (rev 05)
00:1c.1 PCI bridge: Intel Corporation 5 Series/3400 Series Chipset PCI Express Root Port 2 (rev 05)
00:1c.2 PCI bridge: Intel Corporation 5 Series/3400 Series Chipset PCI Express Root Port 3 (rev 05)
00:1d.0 USB Controller: Intel Corporation 5 Series/3400 Series Chipset USB2 Enhanced Host Controller (rev 05)
00:1e.0 PCI bridge: Intel Corporation 82801 Mobile PCI Bridge (rev a5)
00:1f.0 ISA bridge: Intel Corporation Mobile 5 Series Chipset LPC Interface Controller (rev 05)
00:1f.2 SATA controller: Intel Corporation 5 Series/3400 Series Chipset 4 port SATA AHCI Controller (rev 05)
00:1f.3 SMBus: Intel Corporation 5 Series/3400 Series Chipset SMBus Controller (rev 05)
00:1f.6 Signal processing controller: Intel Corporation 5 Series/3400 Series Chipset Thermal Subsystem (rev 05)
02:00.0 Network controller: Intel Corporation Centrino Wireless-N 1000
03:00.0 Ethernet controller: Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd. RTL8101E/RTL8102E PCI Express Fast Ethernet controller (rev 05)
04:00.0 Unassigned class [ff00]: Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd. Device 5209 (rev 01)
04:00.1 SD Host controller: Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd. Device 5209 (rev 01)
7f:00.0 Host bridge: Intel Corporation Core Processor QuickPath Architecture Generic Non-core Registers (rev 02)
7f:00.1 Host bridge: Intel Corporation Core Processor QuickPath Architecture System Address Decoder (rev 02)
7f:02.0 Host bridge: Intel Corporation Core Processor QPI Link 0 (rev 02)
7f:02.1 Host bridge: Intel Corporation Core Processor QPI Physical 0 (rev 02)
7f:02.2 Host bridge: Intel Corporation Core Processor Reserved (rev 02)
7f:02.3 Host bridge: Intel Corporation Core Processor Reserved (rev 02)
bash-4.1# clear

bash-4.1# lspci -v
00:00.0 Host bridge: Intel Corporation Core Processor DRAM Controller (rev 02)
	Subsystem: Hewlett-Packard Company Device 166a
	Flags: bus master, fast devsel, latency 0
	Capabilities: [e0] Vendor Specific Information: Len=0c <?>
	Kernel driver in use: agpgart-intel
	Kernel modules: intel-agp

00:02.0 VGA compatible controller: Intel Corporation Core Processor Integrated Graphics Controller (rev 02) (prog-if 00 [VGA controller])
	Subsystem: Hewlett-Packard Company Device 166a
	Flags: bus master, fast devsel, latency 0, IRQ 43
	Memory at b0000000 (64-bit, non-prefetchable) [size=4M]
	Memory at a0000000 (64-bit, prefetchable) [size=256M]
	I/O ports at 5050 [size=8]
	Expansion ROM at <unassigned> [disabled]
	Capabilities: [90] MSI: Enable+ Count=1/1 Maskable- 64bit-
	Capabilities: [d0] Power Management version 2
	Capabilities: [a4] PCI Advanced Features
	Kernel driver in use: i915
	Kernel modules: i915

00:16.0 Communication controller: Intel Corporation 5 Series/3400 Series Chipset HECI Controller (rev 06)
	Subsystem: Hewlett-Packard Company Device 166a
	Flags: bus master, fast devsel, latency 0, IRQ 16
	Memory at b6404000 (64-bit, non-prefetchable) [size=16]
	Capabilities: [50] Power Management version 3
	Capabilities: [8c] MSI: Enable- Count=1/1 Maskable- 64bit+

00:1a.0 USB Controller: Intel Corporation 5 Series/3400 Series Chipset USB2 Enhanced Host Controller (rev 05) (prog-if 20 [EHCI])
	Subsystem: Hewlett-Packard Company Device 166a
	Flags: bus master, medium devsel, latency 0, IRQ 16
	Memory at b640a000 (32-bit, non-prefetchable) [size=1K]
	Capabilities: [50] Power Management version 2
	Capabilities: [58] Debug port: BAR=1 offset=00a0
	Capabilities: [98] PCI Advanced Features
	Kernel driver in use: ehci_hcd

00:1b.0 Audio device: Intel Corporation 5 Series/3400 Series Chipset High Definition Audio (rev 05)
	Subsystem: Hewlett-Packard Company Device 166a
	Flags: bus master, fast devsel, latency 0, IRQ 44
	Memory at b6400000 (64-bit, non-prefetchable) [size=16K]
	Capabilities: [50] Power Management version 2
	Capabilities: [60] MSI: Enable+ Count=1/1 Maskable- 64bit+
	Capabilities: [70] Express Root Complex Integrated Endpoint, MSI 00
	Capabilities: [100] Virtual Channel
	Capabilities: [130] Root Complex Link
	Kernel driver in use: HDA Intel
	Kernel modules: snd-hda-intel

00:1c.0 PCI bridge: Intel Corporation 5 Series/3400 Series Chipset PCI Express Root Port 1 (rev 05) (prog-if 00 [Normal decode])
	Flags: bus master, fast devsel, latency 0
	Bus: primary=00, secondary=02, subordinate=02, sec-latency=0
	I/O behind bridge: 00004000-00004fff
	Memory behind bridge: b5400000-b63fffff
	Prefetchable memory behind bridge: 00000000b0400000-00000000b13fffff
	Capabilities: [40] Express Root Port (Slot+), MSI 00
	Capabilities: [80] MSI: Enable- Count=1/1 Maskable- 64bit-
	Capabilities: [90] Subsystem: Hewlett-Packard Company Device 166a
	Capabilities: [a0] Power Management version 2
	Kernel driver in use: pcieport
	Kernel modules: shpchp

00:1c.1 PCI bridge: Intel Corporation 5 Series/3400 Series Chipset PCI Express Root Port 2 (rev 05) (prog-if 00 [Normal decode])
	Flags: bus master, fast devsel, latency 0
	Bus: primary=00, secondary=03, subordinate=03, sec-latency=0
	I/O behind bridge: 00003000-00003fff
	Memory behind bridge: b4400000-b53fffff
	Prefetchable memory behind bridge: 00000000b1400000-00000000b23fffff
	Capabilities: [40] Express Root Port (Slot+), MSI 00
	Capabilities: [80] MSI: Enable- Count=1/1 Maskable- 64bit-
	Capabilities: [90] Subsystem: Hewlett-Packard Company Device 166a
	Capabilities: [a0] Power Management version 2
	Kernel driver in use: pcieport
	Kernel modules: shpchp

00:1c.2 PCI bridge: Intel Corporation 5 Series/3400 Series Chipset PCI Express Root Port 3 (rev 05) (prog-if 00 [Normal decode])
	Flags: bus master, fast devsel, latency 0
	Bus: primary=00, secondary=04, subordinate=04, sec-latency=0
	I/O behind bridge: 00002000-00002fff
	Memory behind bridge: b3400000-b43fffff
	Prefetchable memory behind bridge: 00000000b2400000-00000000b33fffff
	Capabilities: [40] Express Root Port (Slot+), MSI 00
	Capabilities: [80] MSI: Enable- Count=1/1 Maskable- 64bit-
	Capabilities: [90] Subsystem: Hewlett-Packard Company Device 166a
	Capabilities: [a0] Power Management version 2
	Kernel driver in use: pcieport
	Kernel modules: shpchp

00:1d.0 USB Controller: Intel Corporation 5 Series/3400 Series Chipset USB2 Enhanced Host Controller (rev 05) (prog-if 20 [EHCI])
	Subsystem: Hewlett-Packard Company Device 166a
	Flags: bus master, medium devsel, latency 0, IRQ 21
	Memory at b6409000 (32-bit, non-prefetchable) [size=1K]
	Capabilities: [50] Power Management version 2
	Capabilities: [58] Debug port: BAR=1 offset=00a0
	Capabilities: [98] PCI Advanced Features
	Kernel driver in use: ehci_hcd

00:1e.0 PCI bridge: Intel Corporation 82801 Mobile PCI Bridge (rev a5) (prog-if 01 [Subtractive decode])
	Flags: bus master, fast devsel, latency 0
	Bus: primary=00, secondary=05, subordinate=05, sec-latency=32
	Capabilities: [50] Subsystem: Hewlett-Packard Company Device 166a

00:1f.0 ISA bridge: Intel Corporation Mobile 5 Series Chipset LPC Interface Controller (rev 05)
	Subsystem: Hewlett-Packard Company Device 166a
	Flags: bus master, medium devsel, latency 0
	Capabilities: [e0] Vendor Specific Information: Len=10 <?>
	Kernel modules: iTCO_wdt

00:1f.2 SATA controller: Intel Corporation 5 Series/3400 Series Chipset 4 port SATA AHCI Controller (rev 05) (prog-if 01 [AHCI 1.0])
	Subsystem: Hewlett-Packard Company Device 166a
	Flags: bus master, 66MHz, medium devsel, latency 0, IRQ 40
	I/O ports at 5048 [size=8]
	I/O ports at 505c [size=4]
	I/O ports at 5040 [size=8]
	I/O ports at 5058 [size=4]
	I/O ports at 5020 [size=32]
	Memory at b6408000 (32-bit, non-prefetchable) [size=2K]
	Capabilities: [80] MSI: Enable+ Count=1/1 Maskable- 64bit-
	Capabilities: [70] Power Management version 3
	Capabilities: [a8] SATA HBA v1.0
	Capabilities: [b0] PCI Advanced Features
	Kernel driver in use: ahci

00:1f.3 SMBus: Intel Corporation 5 Series/3400 Series Chipset SMBus Controller (rev 05)
	Subsystem: Hewlett-Packard Company Device 166a
	Flags: medium devsel, IRQ 19
	Memory at b6406000 (64-bit, non-prefetchable) [size=256]
	I/O ports at 5000 [size=32]
	Kernel driver in use: i801_smbus
	Kernel modules: i2c-i801

00:1f.6 Signal processing controller: Intel Corporation 5 Series/3400 Series Chipset Thermal Subsystem (rev 05)
	Subsystem: Hewlett-Packard Company Device 166a
	Flags: bus master, fast devsel, latency 0, IRQ 19
	Memory at b6407000 (64-bit, non-prefetchable) [size=4K]
	Capabilities: [50] Power Management version 3
	Capabilities: [80] MSI: Enable- Count=1/1 Maskable- 64bit-
	Kernel driver in use: intel ips
	Kernel modules: intel_ips

02:00.0 Network controller: Intel Corporation Centrino Wireless-N 1000
	Subsystem: Intel Corporation Centrino Wireless-N 1000 BGN
	Flags: bus master, fast devsel, latency 0, IRQ 42
	Memory at b5400000 (64-bit, non-prefetchable) [size=8K]
	Capabilities: [c8] Power Management version 3
	Capabilities: [d0] MSI: Enable+ Count=1/1 Maskable- 64bit+
	Capabilities: [e0] Express Endpoint, MSI 00
	Capabilities: [100] Advanced Error Reporting
	Capabilities: [140] Device Serial Number 00-26-c7-ff-ff-5e-3d-62
	Kernel driver in use: iwlagn
	Kernel modules: iwlagn

03:00.0 Ethernet controller: Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd. RTL8101E/RTL8102E PCI Express Fast Ethernet controller (rev 05)
	Subsystem: Hewlett-Packard Company Device 166a
	Flags: bus master, fast devsel, latency 0, IRQ 41
	I/O ports at 3000 [size=256]
	Memory at b1404000 (64-bit, prefetchable) [size=4K]
	Memory at b1400000 (64-bit, prefetchable) [size=16K]
	Capabilities: [40] Power Management version 3
	Capabilities: [50] MSI: Enable+ Count=1/1 Maskable- 64bit+
	Capabilities: [70] Express Endpoint, MSI 01
	Capabilities: [b0] MSI-X: Enable- Count=4 Masked-
	Capabilities: [d0] Vital Product Data
	Capabilities: [100] Advanced Error Reporting
	Capabilities: [140] Virtual Channel
	Capabilities: [160] Device Serial Number 00-00-00-00-00-00-00-00
	Kernel driver in use: r8169
	Kernel modules: r8169

04:00.0 Unassigned class [ff00]: Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd. Device 5209 (rev 01)
	Subsystem: Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd. Device 5209
	Flags: bus master, fast devsel, latency 0, IRQ 10
	Memory at b3401000 (32-bit, non-prefetchable) [size=4K]
	Capabilities: [40] Power Management version 3
	Capabilities: [50] MSI: Enable- Count=1/1 Maskable- 64bit+
	Capabilities: [70] Express Endpoint, MSI 00
	Capabilities: [100] Advanced Error Reporting
	Capabilities: [140] Device Serial Number 00-00-00-01-00-4c-e0-00

04:00.1 SD Host controller: Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd. Device 5209 (rev 01)
	Subsystem: Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd. Device 5209
	Flags: bus master, fast devsel, latency 0, IRQ 19
	Memory at b3400000 (32-bit, non-prefetchable) [size=256]
	Capabilities: [80] Power Management version 3
	Capabilities: [90] MSI: Enable- Count=1/1 Maskable- 64bit+
	Capabilities: [b0] Express Endpoint, MSI 01
	Capabilities: [100] Advanced Error Reporting
	Capabilities: [140] Device Serial Number 00-00-00-01-00-4c-e0-00
	Kernel driver in use: sdhci-pci
	Kernel modules: sdhci-pci

7f:00.0 Host bridge: Intel Corporation Core Processor QuickPath Architecture Generic Non-core Registers (rev 02)
	Subsystem: Hewlett-Packard Company Device 166a
	Flags: bus master, fast devsel, latency 0

7f:00.1 Host bridge: Intel Corporation Core Processor QuickPath Architecture System Address Decoder (rev 02)
	Subsystem: Hewlett-Packard Company Device 166a
	Flags: bus master, fast devsel, latency 0

7f:02.0 Host bridge: Intel Corporation Core Processor QPI Link 0 (rev 02)
	Subsystem: Hewlett-Packard Company Device 166a
	Flags: bus master, fast devsel, latency 0

7f:02.1 Host bridge: Intel Corporation Core Processor QPI Physical 0 (rev 02)
	Subsystem: Hewlett-Packard Company Device 166a
	Flags: bus master, fast devsel, latency 0

7f:02.2 Host bridge: Intel Corporation Core Processor Reserved (rev 02)
	Subsystem: Hewlett-Packard Company Device 166a
	Flags: bus master, fast devsel, latency 0

7f:02.3 Host bridge: Intel Corporation Core Processor Reserved (rev 02)
	Subsystem: Hewlett-Packard Company Device 166a
	Flags: bus master, fast devsel, latency 0
There is my lspci -v for everything that may help.
 
Old 09-07-2011, 11:50 PM   #10
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There is your answer.

Memory at a0000000 (64-bit, prefetchable) [size=256M]
 
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Old 09-07-2011, 11:51 PM   #11
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Oh wow, I didn't even notice that. Thank you so much andrewthomas.
 
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You're welcome.
 
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AFAIK that is not accurate, heres the same entry for my 8600GT (512MB)-

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01:00.0 VGA compatible controller: nVidia Corporation G84 [GeForce 8600 GT] (rev a1) (prog-if 00 [VGA controller])
        Subsystem: Giga-byte Technology Device 3455
        Flags: bus master, fast devsel, latency 0, IRQ 18
        Memory at fa000000 (32-bit, non-prefetchable) [size=16M]
        Memory at d0000000 (64-bit, prefetchable) [size=256M]
        Memory at f8000000 (64-bit, non-prefetchable) [size=32M]
        I/O ports at ef00 [size=128]
        [virtual] Expansion ROM at fb000000 [disabled] [size=128K]
        Capabilities: [60] Power Management version 2
        Capabilities: [68] MSI: Enable- Count=1/1 Maskable- 64bit+
        Capabilities: [78] Express Endpoint, MSI 00
        Capabilities: [100] Virtual Channel
        Capabilities: [128] Power Budgeting <?>
        Capabilities: [600] Vendor Specific Information: ID=0001 Rev=1 Len=024 <?>
        Kernel driver in use: nvidia
You'd do better to check in your BIOS (though you may, or may not be bale to see or set the video 'shared' memory there, depends on the BIOS)
 
  


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