Re: Nova card and memory

From: Jo Even Skarstein <>
Date: Wed, 15 Apr 1998 07:23:56 +0200

On Sat, 11 Apr 1998, Greg Evans wrote:

> resolution and have a question. Why does increasing the resolution
> and colors take away from my ST memory. Fast RAM appears unaffected,
> but I'm confused. Isn't the 2 mb of VRAM supposed to be used rather
> than ST memory? If yes, is there a TK option I need to switch on? I

The AES allocates a buffer that's about 1/4 of the size of the screen
for saving/restoring backgrounds. If you use a resolution on the Nova
that uses 2Mb, the buffer will be ~500K.

In N.AES you can specify the size of this buffer, I don't think it's
possible on any other AES.

** Jo Even Skarstein
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