[rescue] ECC [was: Re: WOT: Ebay changes to IBM from Sun E10Kservers?]
mike at enoch.org
Wed Jul 9 08:45:31 CDT 2003
Bjorn Ramqvist [v53278 at g.haggve.se] wrote:
> Uhm. I see the *capability* for using ECC ram on PeeCee motherboards
> somewhat frequently. I don't know ANYONE who has actually bought ECC ram
> for their home PeeCee machines though...
I've got three of 'em with ECC. One is a nice 1U server that came with
it, one requires registered DIMMs, so ECC didn't add to the cost, and
the third uses ECC because I built it to be a server.
And yes, the system that requires registered DIMMs would not boot with
regular ones. I have no idea why.
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