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Too Much System Memory Reserved For GM 45

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Oct 06, 2013 - 06:42pm

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    I have installed 2 x 2 GB SO-DIMMs in an HP 6730b laptop running Mint 13 32-bit.  The BIOS correctly reports 4GB of memory but the OS only reports 2.9 GB of total system memory.  This implies that nearly 1 GB of system memory reserved for the Intel GM 45 graphics chipset.

    Too much system memory is being reserved for the graphics chipset.  Is there a simple way to reduce the amount of system memory reserved?


    Resource info for HP 6730 laptop

    Oct 06, 2013 - 06:42pm