[rescue] IBM FRUs - parts interchange?

Patrick Finnegan pat at computer-refuge.org
Sat May 7 23:34:02 CDT 2005

Patrick Giagnocavo declared on Saturday 07 May 2005 10:42 pm:
> On Sat, May 07, 2005 at 10:37:36PM -0500, Patrick Finnegan wrote:
> > That being said, some things with different FRU numbers are
> > interchangable, and any two thing that have the same FRU number are
> > pretty much guaranteed to be interchangable (unless they differ by
> > an ECO or something).
> OK, thanks for the clarification.
> So, given FRU 33L3119 or 33L3120 (1GB PC100 ECC registered DIMM), how
> would I determine what else would work?

It's hard to tell, I'd probably determine that by just trying some out.  
If it's in new enough stuff to be PC100 ECC, you can probably get away 
with any old generic PC100 ECC (but I'm not going to guarantee it).

What model of machine is it that you need memory for?

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