[rescue] SS1000E Question

Mike Nicewonger twmaster at twmaster.com
Thu Sep 18 21:36:39 CDT 2003

On Thursday, September 18, 2003, at 10:12  PM, N.Miller wrote:

> On Thursday, September 18, 2003, at 06:42 PM, Mike Nicewonger wrote:
>> You should have some memory on each board. You do not have to have 
>> the same
>> amount on each board IIRC.
>> Mike N
>>> I hope to be firin' up a 1000E here shortly (thanks to Big
>>> Mike), and have a question about the memory config....
>>> The FEH tells me how to populate the ram in the banks, so
>>> if I have a single mainboard and 4 dimms, I know what to do.
>>> If I have a second mainboard, do I need to add ram to it as well?
>>> Do I have to have all mainboards ram'd at the same level, or
>>> can I have more on one than another?
> For optimum interleaving (and thereby performance), you should
> have equal ram on all mainboards.  However, for the purposes
> of functionality, I do not think that it matters other than
> the "bank" requirements for a given mainboard.

good point.

> The same is true of later enterprise class machines as well.
> IIRC, 1000E's take 30-pin RAM, correct?  I may have a large
> quantity around here that came out of a Solbourne, if you are
> interested.  Shipping plus a couple of bucks for my trouble
> (yeah, lotta stuff piled up around here...the 30-pins were
> re-purposed at one time for Mac IIci's ;-).

Not 30 pin 68 pin SIMMs

Mike N

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