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Re: Success story: potato on Sparc Classic


I'm running two 36-bit and two 32-bit 16MB simms on my Sparc IPX,
aparantly without any problems. The 36-bit needs to be in the first bank,

On Tue, 11 Apr 2000, Phil Brutsche wrote:

> A long time ago, in a galaxy far, far way, someone said...
> [snip]
> > Oh, something different: what kind of memory does a Classic need? It
> > currently has 24MB installed, and I have a couple of 8MB 60 and 70 ns 72
> > pins PC SIMMs, but I'm not sure if it needs fast page mode or EDO SIMMs.
> > I'm also not sure if a Classic really needs parity memory.
> It's my understanding that late Sun4c's (IPX and maybe sparctation 2) and
> early Sun4m's (like your Classic) will take parity fast page mode 72 pin
> 60 ns PC sims, but that PC simms can't be mixed with Sun simms (apparently
> Sun simms are 33 bit and PC simms are 36 bit)
> The people on the sunhelp mailing list (sunhelp@sunhelp.org) will be able
> to help you more than the ramblings of some college student :)
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> Phil Brutsche					pbrutsch@creighton.edu
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> universe. And I'm not sure about the universe." - Albert Einstein
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