[rescue] Resurrecting an ultra2

Lionel Peterson lionel4287 at verizon.net
Mon Sep 13 08:44:46 CDT 2004

> From: Paul Hortiatis <ph009j at mail.rochester.edu>
> Date: 2004/09/13 Mon AM 06:57:50 GMT
> To: The Rescue List <rescue at sunhelp.org>
> Subject: [rescue] Resurrecting an ultra2
> I've been trying to get an ultra 2 I picked up at the begining of the 
> summer up and running to put it to work but i'm having trouble with the 
> ram. The system is a fairly basic setup no HD yet and a single 167mhz 
> proc. The system came with 16 16mb SIMMs but the system only detects the 
> ram in the first bank. I know all the memory works and is seated 
> properly. Is there any thing else i should try rather than putting as 
> much ram as i can in the first bank shy of replacing the motherboard?

As noted in off-list email to Paul, I don't think 16 Meg are officially supported in the Ultra 2. Also, I encouraged him to look at the speed of the memory DIMMs he has installed - 16 Megs came in 70 ns parts that would not be assured to work (they might, might not)...

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