[Novalug] EEE RAM upgrade
novalug at bohme.org
Sat Feb 9 14:12:48 EST 2008
Rich Goodwin wrote:
> I am considering buying an ASUS EEE - 4GB version. I heard/read that
> the white/pearl version is the better one to buy to get access to the
> RAM. This really did not make sense since I would not expect color
> models to vary but .... can anyone confirm/deny this??
Picked up a black one a few months ago. Upgraded to 2GB of ram right
off the top.
http://wiki.eeeuser.com/eee_pc_701#models has info on the hardware (and
which ones may have problems with RAM upgrades.)
> A colleaque mentioned that when he upgraded to 2GB RAM, the OS only
> recognized 1GB. That may be okay if the rest coul dbe used as a RAMdisk
> (http://wiki.eeeuser.com/howto:addaramdisk) and are able to hibernate
> the system as opposed to shutting down.
> Has anyone done this yet???
Yes, the stock kernel can't use the full 2GB. Tons of instructions on
making it work, above linked wiki.
> I'm more than curious ..... I have two business trips where have the eee
> might be advantageous.
Handy little toy, those. ;-)
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