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memory on riscos

Thu Aug 28, 2014 5:31 pm


Can anyone tell me how to find the memory available, on the rpi?
The rpi i have is a B+ model and connected to a 500gb seagate external HDD.

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Re: memory on riscos

Mon Sep 01, 2014 10:15 am

Assuming that you are in the RISC OS desktop.

Point your mouse onto the Raspberry symbol at the bottom right corner of the screen. "Left-click" using the mouse. This should open up the RISC OS task window which shows how the ARM's RAM is currently being used within RISC OS.

The "Total" at the bottom of the screen looks like the amount of RAM available to RISC OS on the ARM processor ?? Some of the RPi's total 512Mbytes of RAM will be used by the separate GPU.

If you want to know the total RAM available from within a programme then you need to use a different method.


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Re: memory on riscos

Mon Sep 01, 2014 4:51 pm

There's an app by Steve Fryatt called !FreeMem that puts an icon on the icon bar with (guess what) free memory

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Re: memory on riscos

Tue Oct 14, 2014 10:05 pm

If that's 'memory' in the smartphone sense (ie storage), find the USB drive on the iconbar, press the middle button over it, and click 'Free'. That should tell you how many GB you've used and how many are free.

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