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    SubjectRe: "assumed" graphic card memory
    May be using we can use the internals of lspci and pciutils.
    So that we can calculate the VGA memory on the fly.

    On 7/13/06, Molle Bestefich <molle.bestefich@gmail.com> wrote:
    > > I'd say it needs a framebuffer device which I do not have
    >
    > Use the PCI variant ;-).
    >
    > > Also, the PCI path varies a lot
    >
    > Obviously. The correct PCI path would need to be found first.
    >
    > (I used "lspci|grep VGA", hehe.)
    >
    > > None of this works at all on non-Linux systems, for that matter.
    > > (Wine does run on non-Linux systems, in case you didn't realize that.)
    >
    > Default to 64MB on those systems.
    >
    > > This reports the wrong values for me in
    > > one machine with a 32M video card:
    > > 134217728
    >
    > Ok. Guess it's rubbish then, too bad.
    > Oh well.
    >
    > > It might be possible to guesstimate the available memory:
    > > http://delphi3d.net/articles/viewarticle.php?article=texman.htm
    >
    > Promising!
    >
    > But perhaps an easier approach would be to fix every Linux driver
    > to report the correct number in sysfs. I'm pretty sure each driver
    > knows how much RAM is on the card already, so it should be trivial..
    >
    >
    >
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