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by kalpha3
Sat Oct 17, 2020 10:34 am
Forum: Hardware Support
Topic: [WORKEDAROUND] LMDE3 4Gb only seen as 1Gb
Replies: 9
Views: 390

Re: [WORKEDAROUND] LMDE3 4Gb only seen as 1Gb

yes I installed 64bit version.
I updated with [WORKEDAROUND], the issue of why LMDE3 after having had 3+Gb for couple of years suddenly deciding it only thought it had 1Gb while BIOS and MemTest86 and LMDE4 confirmed presence of 4Gb chip was not solved as such.
by kalpha3
Fri Oct 16, 2020 3:17 am
Forum: Hardware Support
Topic: [WORKEDAROUND] LMDE3 4Gb only seen as 1Gb
Replies: 9
Views: 390

Re: LMDE3 4Gb only seen as 1Gb

gave up. did fresh install of LMDE4 all working, full RAM now seen by inxi and system.
by kalpha3
Thu Oct 15, 2020 12:19 pm
Forum: Hardware Support
Topic: [WORKEDAROUND] LMDE3 4Gb only seen as 1Gb
Replies: 9
Views: 390

Re: LMDE3 4Gb only seen as 1Gb

see intial (poorly formatted) post free -h shows 993M ... basically unit used to be fine ... there somewhere along line it would appear to have decided there is only 1Gb and it struggles to open more than one application and the longer you leave it the more the hard disk drive thrashes (suspect it i...
by kalpha3
Thu Oct 15, 2020 11:11 am
Forum: Hardware Support
Topic: [WORKEDAROUND] LMDE3 4Gb only seen as 1Gb
Replies: 9
Views: 390

Re: LMDE3 4Gb only seen as 1Gb

# dmidecode 3.0 Getting SMBIOS data from sysfs. SMBIOS 2.8 present. Handle 0x000A, DMI type 16, 23 bytes Physical Memory Array Location: System Board Or Motherboard Use: System Memory Error Correction Type: None Maximum Capacity: 8 GB Error Information Handle: Not Provided Number Of Devices: 2 Hand...
by kalpha3
Thu Oct 15, 2020 6:59 am
Forum: Hardware Support
Topic: [WORKEDAROUND] LMDE3 4Gb only seen as 1Gb
Replies: 9
Views: 390

Re: LMDE3 4Gb only seen as 1Gb

$ inxi -Fxmz System: Host: loanunit Kernel: 4.9.0-13-686 i686 bits: 32 compiler: gcc v: 6.3.0 Desktop: Cinnamon 4.2.4 Distro: LMDE 3 Cindy base: Debian 9.3 stretch Machine: Type: Desktop Mobo: ASRock model: N3050B-ITX serial: <filter> UEFI [Legacy]: American Megatrends v: P1.20 date: 06/02/2015 Mem...
by kalpha3
Wed Oct 14, 2020 11:38 am
Forum: Hardware Support
Topic: [WORKEDAROUND] LMDE3 4Gb only seen as 1Gb
Replies: 9
Views: 390

[WORKEDAROUND] LMDE3 4Gb only seen as 1Gb

on a Linux Mint Debian Edition (LMDE) 3 Cindy system i.e. Debian 9.4 based running Cinnamon the unit has 4Gb (though 512Mb shared for graphics) but only 1Gb shows as system total? BIOS shows 4Gb MemTest shows 3060Mb but in LMDE3 System Info shows 1Gib free -h shows Total Mem: 993M inxi -Fxn under in...

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