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Old 07-20-2003, 09:51 AM   #1
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Cool setting video card memory size

I'm using Mandrake 9.1, and while it was installing I was asked how much of my system memory I wanted to use for my onboard video. I have decided, since I'm not playing games, that I want to lower the amount originally set.

Where do I go to change it?

I couldn't find anything in the KDE control center or the Mandrake Control Center that would allow me to change the video memory size.

Old 07-20-2003, 11:51 AM   #2
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shared video memory size must be set in your motherboard's bios...

if i'm not mistaken, the mandrake install gives you the option to change the shared video size in case the size it detected was incorrect...

i reckon you can use xfdrake to tune your video settings post-install... or you can edit your /etc/X11/XF86Config(-4)...


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