[rescue] What speed memory in an SS20
swallbridge at franticfilms.com
Wed Sep 18 16:46:58 CDT 2002
John Ruschmeyer wrote:
>Well, now I've gone and done it. In a bit of ebay frenzy, I bid on and one a
>pair of 64mb DIMMS which I planned to put in my SS20. The problem is- I
>didn't check the part numbers close enough and ended up bidding on a pair of
>64MB DIMMS from an SS10 (Sun P/N 501-1930).
>From what I can tell, the SS10 DIMMS are 80ns while the correct ones for an
>SS20 are 60ns, but are also supported on the SS10 and early Ultra systems.
>So, I was wondering- is this a case of the SS20 requiring faster memory? Or
>is it more a matter of Sun using one fast memory part for a whole generation
>of systems and the older memory just never having been certified in the
>Anybody with real-world experience?
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When I tried booting my SS20 with SS10 memory it failed. But that was
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