[ILUG] X only seeing 1mb mem on a 4mb vid card
Niall O Broin
niall at linux.ie
Fri Jun 21 15:28:14 IST 2002
On Fri, Jun 21, 2002 at 03:12:10PM +0100, Kevin O' Riordan wrote:
> (==) ATI(1): Chipset: "ati".
> (**) ATI(1): Depth 16, (--) framebuffer bpp 16
> (II) ATI(1): VESA BIOS detected
> (II) ATI(1): VESA VBE Version 2.0
> => (II) ATI(1): VESA VBE Total Mem: 1024 kB
> (II) ATI(1): VESA VBE OEM: ATI MACH64
Clutching at straws here, but the mention of VESA & framebuffer makes me
think that perhaps you're using a VESA framebuffer driver here and that the
card is reporting the wrong amount of memory via the VESA Bios - it's an ATI
card, dubious software is to be expected.
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