[SunRescue] sparc 5 memory ?= sparc 20 memory
GLeblanc at cu-portland.edu
Mon May 22 11:02:25 CDT 2000
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Bjrn Ramqvist [mailto:brt at osk.sema.se]
> Sent: Monday, May 22, 2000 6:45 AM
> To: rescue at sunhelp.org
> Subject: Re: [SunRescue] sparc 5 memory ?= sparc 20 memory
> John F. Davis wrote:
> > Hello
> > Will sparc20 memory work in a sparc 5? How about a sparc 10?
> No. SPARC 5 memory will only work on SPARC 5 and SPARC 4
> platforms. (not
> counting any possible clones)
I thought James said that you could run it in some of the BIG machines, if
you cut a small notch it there so that it would fit in the slot. Maybe I'm
halucinating again, who knows...
> Generally, SPARC 20 memory (with 60ns timing) will work on everything
> from SPARC 10 through Ultra 1, Ultra 2 and possibly forward. SPARC 10
> memory (with 70ns timing) will only work on SPARC 10, although if your
> SPARC 10 happend to be equipped with 60ns memory modules, you
> can reuse
> these on 20's, U1's and forward.
> Correct me someone if I'm wrong, but the SPARC 10 can't run with 32MB
> Only 16MB and 64MB, whereas all the other can run 16MB, 32MB and 64MB.
That sounds right to me, although I suspect that it's another one of those
deals where it doesn't really work, but sometimes does. I don't have a 10,
so I can't play around with it myself.
P.S. if this comes in a weird character set, it's not my fault! :-)
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