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accepted What hardware device eats up 1.4GB of my 4GB RAM?
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accepted What hardware device used to eat up 1.4GB of my 4GB RAM, and now suddenly after no hardware changes eats up 2.2GB?
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answered What hardware device used to eat up 1.4GB of my 4GB RAM, and now suddenly after no hardware changes eats up 2.2GB?
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comment What hardware device used to eat up 1.4GB of my 4GB RAM, and now suddenly after no hardware changes eats up 2.2GB?
Does not have such an option. On the other hand, trying to boot via UEFI once (unsuccessfully as a module was missing) reduced the available memory by another 21 MB :(
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comment -bash: /etc/bash.bashrc: Permission denied I have no name
And another thing to check would be ldd $(which bash) and verify that all the dynamic libraries can be found and have the right permissions
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comment -bash: /etc/bash.bashrc: Permission denied I have no name
permissions on /etc/bash.bashrc? On which filesystem does it reside? Any strange mount options for it? Does the output of id -G prints the correct group ids? - and for the "i have no name" - run hostname command and/or check file /etc/hostname
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comment What hardware device used to eat up 1.4GB of my 4GB RAM, and now suddenly after no hardware changes eats up 2.2GB?
It is a Phoenix SecureCore Tiano Bios (called LENOVO BIOS), Version 2.61. support.lenovo.com/en_US/downloads/detail.page?DocID=DS029124
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comment Change the behavior of Ctrl-Alt-Del / set a custom command on Ctrl-Alt-Del
You can customize what appears in that menu (as in, remove features you don't like) using group policy. But the appearance of the security screen cannot be removed without installing your own GINA.DLL (you'll have to program) - replacing taskmgr.exe is surely less dirty than replacing GINA.DLL, though :)
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comment Troubleshooting USB Boot issues
Some ideas: Make sure you properly eject the USB drive after putting your stuff on it. And also check in disk management utility how your USB drive is partitioned and if its partition is marked Active (some BIOSes check on that) Also in case you boot from UEFI instead of BIOS/CSM, make sure that Legacy Boot / CSM support is enabled in your UEFI setup.
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comment What hardware device used to eat up 1.4GB of my 4GB RAM, and now suddenly after no hardware changes eats up 2.2GB?
And this time - around Easter - it was the same, I tested a lot of stuff and did a lot. And somewhen on last Saturday the memory jumped down again :(
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comment What hardware device used to eat up 1.4GB of my 4GB RAM, and now suddenly after no hardware changes eats up 2.2GB?
Currently installed 2.60, and previously don't remember exactly, but think it was older than 2.50. But I no longer think the BIOS had anything to do since the second "jump" happened without any BIOS upgrade so it was just something else I did shortly before/after the BIOS upgrade (I upgraded drivers, reinstalled the OS, tried some Linux out, etc. all almost at the same time around Christmas)
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comment What hardware device used to eat up 1.4GB of my 4GB RAM, and now suddenly after no hardware changes eats up 2.2GB?
@Debra It's 64-bit Win7, which (for sure) can use >3.5GB (at work I have a machine with 12GB running Win7). And yes, I did (4 months ago when I posted my last question)
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