[rescue] SGI Indigo 2

Nathan Raymond nate at portents.com
Mon May 17 12:56:08 CDT 2004

On Mon, 17 May 2004, Jochen Kunz wrote:

> > Can it make use of 72-pin 128MB ECC RAM sticks, or is it really
> > limited to 32MB (teal) and 64MB (purple)?
> Make this         ^^^^^^          ^^^^^^^^ R4k / IP22 and R10k / IP28.
> The color does not relate to the CPU, it relates to the max. GFX option.
> There are purple R4k / IP22 machines with Impact. I think I have read
> about maxing an I2 R10k / IP28 out by puting  8 x 128 MB in them. The
> machine can't handle more then 1 GB RAM, so 12 x 128 MB is out. But 12 x
> 32 MB isn't bad. That is 768 MB RAM, way enough for an I2.

Ah, yes, confirmed here:


Interesting, so I can do 512MB + 256MB + 256MB or 512MB + 512MB.

> Get an Octane if you really need more RAM. The Octane is able to make
> use of all this RAM as it has way more memory bandwith as the I2.

Hey if you know of any $5 Octanes, I'm there. ;)

Nathan Raymond

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