[SunRescue] Sparcstation with 0 MB (does it boot ?)
pkhoury3 at earthlink.net
Fri Mar 10 14:15:44 CST 2000
On Fri, 10 Mar 2000 13:50:48 +0100 (CET), sparcy wrote:
>I opened up the one that doesn't do anything and I noticed there aren't any
>memory modules in it at all. Is this why it's not doing anything at all or
>is there something more amiss ? (this because I was expecting at least a
>PROMP prompt - even with 0 MB of memory)
Nope - the system *requires* it has some memory before you even get the boot
monitor, since it'd be only logical that it has to have memory to operate.
>Then another silly question, I tried to remove some of the memory of the
>first box (which has 64MB) to try to figure out if this was the problem
>in the 2nd box. Question ; How the heck does one remove memory ?, I looks
>like there are 2 little 'clips' which go into the hole of the memory module
>(on both ends) and if you hold these 2 back you should be able to pull the
>module out ... no luck at all, the damn things are stuck like hell. Is there
>something else I forgot or do I just need to apply brute force (e.g. it's
>hammer time ;-)
I try carefully using a paperclip or small screwdriver to pry the memory modules out.
And yes, the put them in there too damn hard.
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