Is 10.3 i386 jinxed ?

Manish Jain bourne.identity at
Wed May 4 01:13:18 UTC 2016

On 05/04/16 01:12, Warren Block wrote:
> On Tue, 3 May 2016, Manish Jain wrote:
>> Is there any way I can find out whether the video RAM is part of the 
>> main memory or is it wired into a chip ?
> If it has an Intel GPU only, then video RAM is from system RAM. If it 
> has an additional Nvidia or ATI/AMD GPU... it still probably uses the 
> main RAM.
> If it has an additional GPU that is truly discrete, that could have 
> its own RAM.
> So "does it have a second GPU?" is the first question.  Posting the 
> exact model number might help answer that.

The laptop is a Gateway NE56R. Looks to like it has dedicated chip for 
video RAM. You can look up this URL :

Thanks for all the help.

Manish Jain

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