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Old 09-17-04, 06:00 AM   #5
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Default Re: gui quite long to start

Originally Posted by zander
To clarify: are the 30 seconds measured from startx to the NVIDIA logo or to the fully loaded desktop environment?
No it is for the whole stuff. I use to boot in mode 3 (mode console, the reason of startx). And it takes for less than 15 seconds to see the logo. Is it ok ?

Another thing, I have the following messages using dmesg:

0: nvidia: loading NVIDIA Linux x86 NVIDIA Kernel Module 1.0-5336 Wed Jan 14 18:29:26 PST 2004
Linux agpgart interface v0.99 (c) Jeff Hartmann
agpgart: Maximum main memory to use for agp memory: 439M
agpgart: Detected Intel(R) 855PM chipset
agpgart: AGP aperture is 128M @ 0xe0000000

What does mean the last line 128M ? I have 64M of shared memory. Is it ok ? I only have 512MB of RAM. Would some RAM be wasted ?

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