[rescue] Advice on Octanes

Francisco Javier Mesa-Martinez lefa at ucsc.edu
Tue Sep 23 13:09:01 CDT 2003

On Tue, 23 Sep 2003, Joshua D. Boyd wrote:

> On Tue, Sep 23, 2003 at 11:35:22AM -0500, Joshua Snyder wrote:
> > Ok so now I have another question; are the TRAM modules swappable across
> > the different video options or are they all specific to each each video
> > card?
> There are two types of TRAM.  SI TRAM, and SE TRAM.  In theory a SSI
> uses SI TRAM, but it requires two of them (putting them on makes it an
> MXI), and an SSE requires SE TRAM, but again it requires two (putting
> them on makes it an MXE).  However, SE TRAM will work on SI and SSI
> cards.  I have an SE TRAM on an SI card.  I don't know if you can get
> away with both SE and SI tram on a single SSI card.  It wouldn't surpise
> me since I think the difference is just how fast the SE is rated to be
> run at.

SI TRAM will not run on SSE/SE boards.

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