[rescue] Re: WTFO: 501-1739

Gregory Leblanc rescue at sunhelp.org
Sun Jun 17 15:52:28 CDT 2001

On 15 Jun 2001 15:23:33 +0100, Chris Powell wrote:
> On 14 Jun 2001 23:15:05 MDT Michael Hansen wrote:
> > I hold in my hands two 30 pin SIMMs, both of which have similar looking
> > Sun barcodes on the back. The number on both begins with 501-1739.
> > One has three chips, the other nine. Any idea why two different types
> > of simm have the same part number, but function differently?
> My understanding is the same part # should have the same functionality.
> I've seen the same part # used on different brands of SIMM, and
> different DRAM chip speeds (though speeds are always faster or
> equal to Sun's rated speed). I don't recall seeing any 3-chip 30-pin
> Sun SIMMs.

They do exist, I've got a few of them here.  I've been unable to get
3-chip simms to work with 9-chip simms.  I've done some rather detailed
tests, if anybody is interested in the results, let me know and I'll dig
them up and post them.

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