Just me or does this gpu have only 128 megs of ram

[fennectech@Jasper ~]$ sudo lspci -v -s 01:00.0
01:00.0 VGA compatible controller: NVIDIA Corporation GK208 [GeForce GT 730] (rev a1) (prog-if 00 [VGA controller])
Subsystem: NVIDIA Corporation GK208B [GeForce GT 730]
Physical Slot: 2
Flags: bus master, fast devsel, latency 0, IRQ 26
Memory at f2000000 (32-bit, non-prefetchable) [size=16M]
Memory at e8000000 (64-bit, prefetchable) [size=128M]
Memory at f0000000 (64-bit, prefetchable) [size=32M]
I/O ports at 2100 [size=128]
[virtual] Expansion ROM at 000c0000 [disabled] [size=128K]
Capabilities: [60] Power Management version 3
Capabilities: [68] MSI: Enable+ Count=1/1 Maskable- 64bit+
Capabilities: [78] Express Endpoint, MSI 00
Capabilities: [b4] Vendor Specific Information: Len=14 <?>
Capabilities: [100] Virtual Channel
Capabilities: [128] Power Budgeting <?>
Capabilities: [600] Vendor Specific Information: ID=0001 Rev=1 Len=024 <?>
Kernel driver in use: nouveau
Kernel modules: nouveau

It should have 1 GB.
If in doubt, check the RAM chips on the card.

its not a stock card Its one i got from ebay so it could verry well be 128mb Im just wondering if im reading the output properly

That surly is what is in use mine says 250mb my card is 2gb it says the similar in Nvidia conky

As I said, physically check the RAM chips on the card, they should have a model number or something which you can look up.

If you use the non-free drivers, the nvidia control panel should also give you more info (or nvidia-smi)

OEM card? When is the last time anyone made a card with only 128MB of memory?

Ebay card

ima look up the part number

Has 4 k4g20325fc chips Seems to total 8 gbits or one gbyte. i got jipped i bought a card with 4gb

On a GT 730!? If I recall that GPU was barely powerful enough to make of use 1GB!

https://gyazo.com/b81692faa301821327dce5dc59606df2 Ill be getting a refund for it. it was not the 4GB i needed.

Maybe the GTX 1050Ti or AMD’s Rx560?

That should have anything from 1GB to possibly 4GB.

Anyway, maybe… Could you try give a check to the closed driver? God knows which holes there could be in nouveau.

I checked the chips 1GB is on the board.

Xorg doesnt start with any of the propriatary drivers.

[fennectech@Jasper ~]$ cat /var/log/Xorg.0.log
[ 40.001]
X.Org X Server 1.19.6
Release Date: 2017-12-20
[ 40.001] X Protocol Version 11, Revision 0
[ 40.001] Build Operating System: Linux 4.17.0-1-MANJARO x86_64
[ 40.001] Current Operating System: Linux Jasper 4.15.18-3-MANJARO #1 SMP PREEMPT Fri Jun 8 06:18:41 UTC 2018 x86_64
[ 40.001] Kernel command line: BOOT_IMAGE=/boot/vmlinuz-4.15-x86_64 root=UUID=175c8001-0faf-4704-be50-c274579cb3c3 rw resume=UUID=2439a5ac-bef4-48f4-8242-c74448db8593
[ 40.001] Build Date: 20 May 2018 06:17:37PM
[ 40.001]
[ 40.001] Current version of pixman: 0.34.0
[ 40.001] Before reporting problems, check http://wiki.x.org
to make sure that you have the latest version.
[ 40.001] Markers: (–) probed, () from config file, (==) default setting,
(++) from command line, (!!) notice, (II) informational,
(WW) warning, (EE) error, (NI) not implemented, (??) unknown.
[ 40.001] (==) Log file: “/var/log/Xorg.0.log”, Time: Tue Jun 26 11:19:03 2018
[ 40.001] (==) Using config directory: “/etc/X11/xorg.conf.d”
[ 40.002] (==) Using system config directory “/usr/share/X11/xorg.conf.d”
[ 40.002] (==) ServerLayout “Layout0”
[ 40.002] (
) |–>Screen “Screen0” (0)
[ 40.002] () | |–>Monitor “Monitor0”
[ 40.002] (
) | |–>Device “Device0”
[ 40.002] () |–>Input Device “Keyboard0”
[ 40.002] (
) |–>Input Device “Mouse0”
[ 40.002] (==) Automatically adding devices
[ 40.002] (==) Automatically enabling devices
[ 40.002] (==) Automatically adding GPU devices
[ 40.002] (==) Automatically binding GPU devices
[ 40.002] (==) Max clients allowed: 256, resource mask: 0x1fffff
[ 40.002] (WW) The directory “/usr/share/fonts/Type1/” does not exist.
[ 40.002] Entry deleted from font path.
[ 40.002] (WW) fonts.dir' not found (or not valid) in "/usr/share/fonts/100dpi/". [ 40.002] Entry deleted from font path. [ 40.002] (Run 'mkfontdir' on "/usr/share/fonts/100dpi/"). [ 40.002] (WW)fonts.dir’ not found (or not valid) in “/usr/share/fonts/75dpi/”.
[ 40.002] Entry deleted from font path.
[ 40.002] (Run ‘mkfontdir’ on “/usr/share/fonts/75dpi/”).
[ 40.002] (==) FontPath set to:
/usr/share/fonts/misc/,
/usr/share/fonts/TTF/,
/usr/share/fonts/OTF/
[ 40.002] (==) ModulePath set to “/usr/lib/xorg/modules”
[ 40.002] (**) Extension “Composite” is enabled
[ 40.002] (WW) Hotplugging is on, devices using drivers ‘kbd’, ‘mouse’ or ‘vmmouse’ will be disabled.
[ 40.002] (WW) Disabling Keyboard0
[ 40.002] (WW) Disabling Mouse0
[ 40.002] (II) Loader magic: 0x556e2fc81d40
[ 40.002] (II) Module ABI versions:
[ 40.002] X.Org ANSI C Emulation: 0.4
[ 40.002] X.Org Video Driver: 23.0
[ 40.002] X.Org XInput driver : 24.1
[ 40.002] X.Org Server Extension : 10.0
[ 40.003] (++) using VT number 7

[ 40.003] (II) systemd-logind: logind integration requires -keeptty and -keeptty was not provided, disabling logind integration
[ 40.003] (II) xfree86: Adding drm device (/dev/dri/card0)
[ 40.005] () OutputClass “nvidia” ModulePath extended to “/usr/lib/nvidia/xorg,/usr/lib/xorg/modules,/usr/lib/xorg/modules”
[ 40.005] (
) OutputClass “nvidia” setting /dev/dri/card0 as PrimaryGPU
[ 40.006] (–) PCI:*(0:1:0:0) 10de:1287:10de:0990 rev 161, Mem @ 0xf2000000/16777216, 0xe8000000/134217728, 0xf0000000/33554432, I/O @ 0x00002100/128, BIOS @ 0x???/131072
[ 40.006] (WW) Open ACPI failed (/var/run/acpid.socket) (No such file or directory)
[ 40.006] (II) LoadModule: “glx”
[ 40.006] (II) Loading /usr/lib/nvidia/xorg/libglx.so
[ 40.013] (II) Module glx: vendor=“NVIDIA Corporation”
[ 40.013] compiled for 4.0.2, module version = 1.0.0
[ 40.013] Module class: X.Org Server Extension
[ 40.013] (II) NVIDIA GLX Module 390.59 Wed May 9 21:54:15 PDT 2018
[ 40.013] (II) LoadModule: “nvidia”
[ 40.014] (II) Loading /usr/lib/xorg/modules/drivers/nvidia_drv.so
[ 40.014] (II) Module nvidia: vendor=“NVIDIA Corporation”
[ 40.014] compiled for 4.0.2, module version = 1.0.0
[ 40.014] Module class: X.Org Video Driver
[ 40.014] (II) NVIDIA dlloader X Driver 390.59 Wed May 9 21:30:06 PDT 2018
[ 40.014] (II) NVIDIA Unified Driver for all Supported NVIDIA GPUs
[ 40.014] (II) Loading sub module “fb”
[ 40.014] (II) LoadModule: “fb”
[ 40.014] (II) Loading /usr/lib/xorg/modules/libfb.so
[ 40.014] (II) Module fb: vendor=“X.Org Foundation”
[ 40.014] compiled for 1.19.6, module version = 1.0.0
[ 40.014] ABI class: X.Org ANSI C Emulation, version 0.4
[ 40.014] (II) Loading sub module “wfb”
[ 40.015] (II) LoadModule: “wfb”
[ 40.015] (II) Loading /usr/lib/xorg/modules/libwfb.so
[ 40.015] (II) Module wfb: vendor=“X.Org Foundation”
[ 40.015] compiled for 1.19.6, module version = 1.0.0
[ 40.015] ABI class: X.Org ANSI C Emulation, version 0.4
[ 40.015] (II) Loading sub module “ramdac”
[ 40.015] (II) LoadModule: “ramdac”
[ 40.015] (II) Module “ramdac” already built-in
[ 40.015] () NVIDIA(0): Depth 24, (–) framebuffer bpp 32
[ 40.015] (==) NVIDIA(0): RGB weight 888
[ 40.015] (==) NVIDIA(0): Default visual is TrueColor
[ 40.015] (==) NVIDIA(0): Using gamma correction (1.0, 1.0, 1.0)
[ 40.015] (II) Applying OutputClass “nvidia” options to /dev/dri/card0
[ 40.015] (
) NVIDIA(0): Option “AllowEmptyInitialConfiguration”
[ 40.015] (**) NVIDIA(0): Enabling 2D acceleration
[ 40.025] (EE) NVIDIA(GPU-0): Failed to initialize the NVIDIA GPU at PCI:1:0:0. Please
[ 40.025] (EE) NVIDIA(GPU-0): check your system’s kernel log for additional error
[ 40.025] (EE) NVIDIA(GPU-0): messages and refer to Chapter 8: Common Problems in the
[ 40.025] (EE) NVIDIA(GPU-0): README for additional information.
[ 40.025] (EE) NVIDIA(GPU-0): Failed to initialize the NVIDIA graphics device!
[ 40.025] (EE) NVIDIA(0): Failing initialization of X screen 0
[ 40.025] (II) UnloadModule: “nvidia”
[ 40.026] (II) UnloadSubModule: “wfb”
[ 40.026] (II) UnloadSubModule: “fb”
[ 40.026] (EE) Screen(s) found, but none have a usable configuration.
[ 40.026] (EE)
Fatal server error:
[ 40.026] (EE) no screens found(EE)
[ 40.026] (EE)
Please consult the The X.Org Foundation support
at http://wiki.x.org
for help.
[ 40.026] (EE) Please also check the log file at “/var/log/Xorg.0.log” for additional information.
[ 40.026] (EE)
[ 40.033] (EE) Server terminated with error (1). Closing log file.

And here is relavent data from dmesg
[ 35.722624] resource sanity check: requesting [mem 0x000c0000-0x000fffff], which spans more than pnp 00:09 [mem 0x000cfe00-0x000e3fff]
[ 35.722955] caller _nv001169rm+0xe3/0x1d0 [nvidia] mapping multiple BARs
[ 35.724094] NVRM: RmInitAdapter failed! (0x25:0xffff:1101)
[ 35.724123] NVRM: rm_init_adapter failed for device bearing minor number 0
[ 35.939019] NVRM: failed to copy vbios to system memory.
[ 35.939323] NVRM: RmInitAdapter failed! (0x30:0xffff:663)
[ 35.939359] NVRM: rm_init_adapter failed for device bearing minor number 0
[ 38.506630] NVRM: failed to copy vbios to system memory.
[ 38.506836] NVRM: RmInitAdapter failed! (0x30:0xffff:663)
[ 38.506862] NVRM: rm_init_adapter failed for device bearing minor number 0
[ 38.626475] NVRM: failed to copy vbios to system memory.
[ 38.626749] NVRM: RmInitAdapter failed! (0x30:0xffff:663)
[ 38.626779] NVRM: rm_init_adapter failed for device bearing minor number 0
[ 38.968447] NVRM: failed to copy vbios to system memory.
[ 38.968669] NVRM: RmInitAdapter failed! (0x30:0xffff:663)
[ 38.968695] NVRM: rm_init_adapter failed for device bearing minor number 0
[ 39.046839] NVRM: failed to copy vbios to system memory.
[ 39.047104] NVRM: RmInitAdapter failed! (0x30:0xffff:663)
[ 39.047133] NVRM: rm_init_adapter failed for device bearing minor number 0
[ 39.220755] NVRM: failed to copy vbios to system memory.
[ 39.220972] NVRM: RmInitAdapter failed! (0x30:0xffff:663)
[ 39.220998] NVRM: rm_init_adapter failed for device bearing minor number 0
[ 39.261647] NVRM: failed to copy vbios to system memory.
[ 39.261876] NVRM: RmInitAdapter failed! (0x30:0xffff:663)
[ 39.261902] NVRM: rm_init_adapter failed for device bearing minor number 0
[ 39.464510] NVRM: failed to copy vbios to system memory.
[ 39.464726] NVRM: RmInitAdapter failed! (0x30:0xffff:663)
[ 39.464748] NVRM: rm_init_adapter failed for device bearing minor number 0
[ 39.577889] NVRM: failed to copy vbios to system memory.
[ 39.578163] NVRM: RmInitAdapter failed! (0x30:0xffff:663)
[ 39.578190] NVRM: rm_init_adapter failed for device bearing minor number 0
[ 39.984312] NVRM: failed to copy vbios to system memory.
[ 39.984537] NVRM: RmInitAdapter failed! (0x30:0xffff:663)
[ 39.984563] NVRM: rm_init_adapter failed for device bearing minor number 0
[ 40.026597] NVRM: failed to copy vbios to system memory.
[ 40.026807] NVRM: RmInitAdapter failed! (0x30:0xffff:663)
[ 40.026834] NVRM: rm_init_adapter failed for device bearing minor number 0
[ 40.208128] bridge: filtering via arp/ip/ip6tables is no longer available by default. Update your scripts to load br_netfilter if you need this.
[ 40.213764] Bridge firewalling registered
[ 40.275928] nf_conntrack version 0.5.0 (65536 buckets, 262144 max)
[ 40.742904] Initializing XFRM netlink socket
[ 40.765680] Netfilter messages via NETLINK v0.30.
[ 40.777716] ctnetlink v0.93: registering with nfnetlink.
[ 41.004990] IPv6: ADDRCONF(NETDEV_UP): docker0: link is not ready
[ 48.408292] NVRM: failed to copy vbios to system memory.
[ 48.408540] NVRM: RmInitAdapter failed! (0x30:0xffff:663)
[ 48.408570] NVRM: rm_init_adapter failed for device bearing minor number 0
[ 55.625721] fuse init (API version 7.26)

Well, that’s the real problem then.

Could you check this?
Also, you should be able to use 396xx driver series.

0000:01:00.0 (0300:10de:1287) Display controller nVidia Corporation:


              NAME               VERSION          FREEDRIVER           TYPE

      video-nvidia            2018.05.04               false            PCI
video-nvidia-390xx            2018.05.04               false            PCI
video-nvidia-340xx            2018.05.04               false            PCI
       video-linux            2018.05.04                true            PCI
        video-vesa            2017.03.12                true            PCI

im doing this video-nvidia will do that one

Dont have an /etc/nvidia

My onboard GPU from 2008(?) had 128 MB, 790GX Board, chip was Radeon HD 3300. :smiley:

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