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Old 03-05-2005, 03:28 PM   #1
matt3333
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Ram Help


OK i have 2 256 ram i dunno which type they are. They have 2 slots i guess you would call them. And on my mother board i have a total of 5 ram slots.....atleast i think so. the first three slots have 2 little 2 slots in them. and the other 2 have 3 slots in them....the ram i have have has 3 slots so i put it in the one with three slots but i dunno if linux sees it? How can i tell? Thanks i really hope this made sense? lol

EDIT: This might help explain a little better i bought a 256 stick of ram. ANd it has three slots on the bottom of it. The remaing 2 that cam with ym computer have two slots but with my computer i have the 5 Two of them being or having 3 slots and the other 2 have two slots?

Matt

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Old 03-05-2005, 03:30 PM   #2
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you mean "how do i see how much system ram i have?" ?? just use "free"
 
Old 03-05-2005, 04:12 PM   #3
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Re: Ram Help

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Originally posted by matt3333
OK i have 2 256 ram i dunno which type they are. They have 2 slots i guess you would call them. And on my mother board i have a total of 5 ram slots.....atleast i think so. the first three slots have 2 little 2 slots in them. and the other 2 have 3 slots in them....the ram i have have has 3 slots so i put it in the one with three slots but i dunno if linux sees it? How can i tell? Thanks i really hope this made sense? lol

EDIT: This might help explain a little better i bought a 256 stick of ram. ANd it has three slots on the bottom of it. The remaing 2 that cam with ym computer have two slots but with my computer i have the 5 Two of them being or having 3 slots and the other 2 have two slots?

Matt
If your system is like mine, where I have two of each kind of slot (the one with three sections is SD RAM and the one with two is DDR RAM), you can use one or the other type, but not both, so it's probably not seeing the "3-slot" SDRAM because you've already got some (very likely faster) "2-slot" DDR RAM.

Again, your system may be able to use both, but I can't say as I've ever heard of that before.
 
  


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