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Offline mbivol10

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RAM shows a very small quantity of what RPI has
« on: January 11, 2018, 11:34:54 AM »
I have a Raspberry Pi 3B, 1GB or RAM and I understand that the picore is loaded entirely in RAM but what's happening that it only shows 1/10th of what's available?

Offline Paul_123

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Re: RAM shows a very small quantity of what RPI has
« Reply #1 on: January 11, 2018, 05:51:04 PM »
What is being reported in dmesg?


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Re: RAM shows a very small quantity of what RPI has
« Reply #2 on: January 11, 2018, 10:29:53 PM »
Is it piCore or piCorePlayer? Which version? What is print out of the free command?
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Re: RAM shows a very small quantity of what RPI has
« Reply #3 on: January 12, 2018, 02:19:10 AM »
Hi bmarkus,

We don't use "dropbear" in piCorePlayer and squeezelite process is not being displayed, so I suspect piCore.

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Re: RAM shows a very small quantity of what RPI has
« Reply #4 on: January 12, 2018, 10:36:57 PM »
Thanks Greg. Lets see details of version, etc.
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Offline patrikg

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Re: RAM shows a very small quantity of what RPI has
« Reply #5 on: January 13, 2018, 02:48:39 AM »
You need to edit the config.txt file to get max ram memory, instead of using memory for the gpu. I think the lowest is 16mb like this gpu_mem=16. If you don't want to use the gpu, like some headless linux box.

Take a look at this page.

https://elinux.org/R-Pi_Troubleshooting#Choosing_the_right_ARM.2FGPU_memory_split