This recipe shows how the
raspi-config utility is used to change the Raspberry Pi's memory split to maximize the amount of memory available for the CPU.
This book features solutions that do not require a display. Many of these solutions will benefit from having the additional memory that the display is using.
However, if you are using the Raspberry Pi as a desktop computer, you may want to maximize the amount of video memory. Internet content displayed in web browsers, such as images and video, as well as computer games will benefit from a high video memory.
After you have completed this recipe, you can choose your own balance between memory dedicated for the video core and the memory available for the CPU. ...