[rescue] Classic/LX Memory was: Sun SLC/ELC

Curtis H. Wilbar Jr. rescue at hawkmountain.net
Tue Jan 14 23:34:59 CST 2003

>From: "Sheldon T. Hall" <shel at cmhcsys.com>
>To: "The Rescue List" <rescue at sunhelp.org>
>Subject: Re: [rescue] Sun SLC/ELC
>Date: Wed, 15 Jan 2003 00:15:35 -0500
>"Curtis H. Wilbar Jr." <rescue at hawkmountain.net> says ...
>> As memory serves me ... I believe ELC was 72 pin SIMMs and I think it
>> required 36bit wide (ECC) ones... (I know it at least needed 33 bit
>> ones.  The SLC probably could use 100ns parts, the ELC probably 80ns
>I believe you're correct about the LX; it _requires_ 33 bits, but it will
>_accept_ 36 bits.  I have 36-bit PC RAM in mine, and it works fine.  Also,
>the LX/Classic will take two 32 MB SIMMs in the first bank, and four 16 MB
>SIMMs in the other two banks, for a total of 128 MB.

Say what !  really !

According to Sun, 16MB max in all slots... no mention of 32MB SIMMs in 
Classic/LX.  Have you done this personally ?

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-- Curt

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