[rescue] Uh, hello stupid.

Curtis H. Wilbar Jr. rescue at hawkmountain.net
Thu May 29 09:01:19 CDT 2003

I have a board with i840 chipset and as I recall it has a couple of
64 bit pci slots.  It is a high end tyan (going by memory).  It is
a dual slot 1 board that uses the i840 and the (in)famous memory
translator so you can use SDRAM while the 840 was designed for rambus.

-- Curt

>From: nick at snowman.net
>Date: Thu, 29 May 2003 01:48:56 -0400 (EDT)
>To: The Rescue List <rescue at sunhelp.org>
>Subject: RE: [rescue] Uh, hello stupid.
>Tyan.  Supermicro.  Serverworks Chipsets.
>	Nick
>On Wed, 28 May 2003, Michael A. Turner wrote:
>> > Cheap is to just do like everybody else, and plug it into a 
>> > 32-bit slot,
>> > and let it run in 32-bit mode.  :)  Which card did you get?  Are they
>> > still built like the older cards, in that they all share the same PCB,
>> > but some have fewer IDE ports, and the rest of the space on the PCB is
>> > empty?
>> > 	Greg
>> > 
>> 	This is exactly what I did with my 39160 Card. Pulled it out, went
>> "Oh Sh!t", and then read the docs. Found out it would go in a 32 bit PCI
>> slot so I stuck it in there and it has run like a champ ever since. 
>> 	Of interest I did go looking for a PC workstation motherboard with
>> 64 bit pci then and have kept my eye open for one ever since. Still have yet
>> to see one. Calling MB manufactures  resulted in them saying that they had
>> no plans to go that route anytime soon (that was about a two years ago)
>> Michael A. Turner
>> Systems Engineer WHRO
>> michael.turner at whro.org
>> http://www.whro.org
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Curtis Wilbar
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