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Re: [radeonhd] reduce the amount of RAM installed on newer ASUS laptops
  • From: Yang Zhao <yang@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 20 Feb 2009 01:31:03 -0800
  • Message-id: <40a7b1aa0902200131v6b625e35mfc85dfa162f1d0cd@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
2009/2/19 Victor Rodriguez <vikrsyra@xxxxxxxxx>:
..."Known Bugs &
Limitations" section which textullay says:

"**Newer ASUS laptops with more than 2GB of memory** ... several reports
about getting RadeonHD to work on Linux on ASUS laptops ... --> For now the
only work around is to **reduce the amount of RAM installed to 2GB or

First, try doing a BIOS update as suggested.

If that doesn't work, the guidance on the wiki refers to having only
2GB of physical memory installed. You need to remove enough RAM
modules such that only 2GB of physical memory remain. Consult the
relevant manuals for your laptop on how to perform this.

Yang Zhao
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