RE: Slllloooowwww Alpha
Actually, that might not be enough. The PWS a/au ran the memory at 83
Mhz. At the time these machines were new, very few RAM vendors made
memory that could be used in these puppies and Digital had a rigourous
qual for the vendors to pass.
Just get PC100 (or better) ECC, unregistered DIMMS and you should be
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Christopher C. Chimelis [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]
> Sent: Monday, December 10, 2001 12:34 AM
> To: Rob Byrnes
> Cc: email@example.com
> Subject: Re: Slllloooowwww Alpha
> On Mon, 10 Dec 2001, Rob Byrnes wrote:
> > Well, after running the PWS for a while now, I'm not seeing
> any machine
> > checks being logged at all. It seems odd, considering the
> checks made
> > Debian unusable.
> > Also checked what sort of memory Crucial are shipping,
> seems to be a little
> > slower than (what most people consider) spec at 66MHz.
> Wonder if this has
> > anything to do with it?
> Probably not. 66MHz should be fine for PWS, IIRC. I don't
> think that any
> systems before PC164-SX/LX needed 100MHz.