memory question

Rashkae ubuntu at
Mon Jan 5 21:30:05 UTC 2009

Derek Broughton wrote:
> Rashkae wrote:
>> Paras pradhan wrote:
>>> Is there anything I can do to use full 4 GB of RAM instead of 3.24 GB
>>> when using 8.10 64 bit?. My machine is Dell 640m Laptop with A10 bios.
>>> Any one full utilizing 4 GB?
>> Your notebook comes with an Intel graphics chip that does not have
>> dedicated video ram.  That means that the system is using some of your
>> system ram as Video ram, and that memory will never be available to the
>> Operating system.
> While you may be right - I don't think you can be certain.  Dell usually 
> offers higher quality video as an option on their laptops.

This time I checked :)

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