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  1. username_12

    username_12 Thread Starter

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    Hello friends,
    I am linux user and I use programs like netBeans and Eclipse with httpd (apache2) and mysql as backend servers..
    I cannot really work, I tried to switch to lightweight distributions too but my programs just wouldnt work.. so I decided to upgrade my laptop..

    my linux terminal shows my computer specs as:

    H/W path Device Class Description
    ==========================================================
    system Aspire 5310
    /0 bus Acadia
    /0/0 memory 97KiB BIOS
    /0/4 processor Intel(R) Celeron(R) M CPU
    /0/4/5 memory 1MiB L2 cache
    /0/a memory 512MiB System Memory
    /0/a/0 memory 512MiB SODIMM Synchronous
    /0/a/1 memory SODIMM Synchronous [empty]
    /0/100 bridge Mobile 945GM/PM/GMS, 943/940GML a
    /0/100/2 display Mobile 945GM/GMS, 943/940GML Expr
    /0/100/2.1 display Mobile 945GM/GMS/GME, 943/940GML
    /0/100/1b multimedia 82801G (ICH7 Family) High Definit
    /0/100/1c bridge 82801G (ICH7 Family) PCI Express
    /0/100/1c.2 bridge 82801G (ICH7 Family) PCI Express
    /0/100/1c.2/0 eth0 network NetLink BCM5787M Gigabit Ethernet
    /0/100/1c.3 bridge 82801G (ICH7 Family) PCI Express
    /0/100/1c.3/0 wifi0 network AR242x 802.11abg Wireless PCI Exp
    /0/100/1d bus 82801G (ICH7 Family) USB UHCI Con
    /0/100/1d.1 bus 82801G (ICH7 Family) USB UHCI Con
    /0/100/1d.2 bus 82801G (ICH7 Family) USB UHCI Con
    /0/100/1d.3 bus 82801G (ICH7 Family) USB UHCI Con
    /0/100/1d.7 bus 82801G (ICH7 Family) USB2 EHCI Co
    /0/100/1e bridge 82801 Mobile PCI Bridge
    /0/100/1e/0 memory FLASH memory
    /0/100/1e/0.1 system ENE PCI SmartMedia / xD Card Read
    /0/100/1e/0.2 memory FLASH memory
    /0/100/1e/0.3 memory FLASH memory
    /0/100/1f bridge 82801GBM (ICH7-M) LPC Interface B
    /0/100/1f.1 scsi0 storage 82801G (ICH7 Family) IDE Controll
    /0/100/1f.1/0.0.0 /dev/cdrom disk CD-RW CRX880A
    /0/100/1f.2 scsi2 storage 82801GBM/GHM (ICH7 Family) SATA I
    /0/100/1f.2/0.0.0 /dev/sda disk 80GB TOSHIBA MK8037GS
    /0/100/1f.2/0.0.0/1 /dev/sda1 volume 73GiB EXT3 volume
    /0/100/1f.2/0.0.0/2 /dev/sda2 volume 1443MiB Extended partition
    /0/100/1f.2/0.0.0/2/5 /dev/sda5 volume 1443MiB Linux swap / Solaris part
    /0/100/1f.3 bus 82801G (ICH7 Family) SMBus Contro
    /1 pan0 network Ethernet interface


    or in simple INFO

    it is

    Code:
    Acer Aspire 5310
    Intel celeron M Processor 530
    Intel Graphics Media Accelerator 950
    512 MB DDR2
    80 GB HDD
    
    My quesion is:

    What is my RAM limit and what type of RAM, all i know is DDR2, but shop guy asking for more info, I also figd its SODIMM, I dunno wht it means, but pls tell me wht is my ram limit

    Thanks
     
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  3. username_12

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    Hey tht helped me confirm.

    Thanks a lot! :)
     
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