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Old 04-07-2003, 11:35 AM   #1
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Memory settings in BIOS

I need to ba bale to change the memoryaettings in the BIOS but I'm not sure how. the reason is because when I try to start X I get an error message saying that less than 6MB AGP was found. I looked through the BIOS to find a setting, but I couldn't find anything, I was wondering if it's hidden or something. Anyway I have the PhoenixBIOS setup utilty if that helps.
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Are you using the correct video drivers? I don't think BIOS lets you define the amount of video memory you have...
Old 04-07-2003, 01:40 PM   #3
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if his video is built into the motherboards chipset he
can. some boards let you pick 1,2,4,8 or more, and
use the built in ram.
You might have just configured X to use more video
memory than you have though. re run your X configuration
tool, and set the video cards memory to 2 or 4 megs
and see if that works.


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