[rescue] WTB 72pin SIMMS for Sparc Classic
Sheldon T. Hall
shel at artell.net
Wed Sep 26 13:03:28 CDT 2007
der Mouse, answering someone who wrote a message I missed, wrote ...
> > Does anyone have any of the old style 72pin SIMMs for
> > a SPARCclassic.
> I've got a whole pile of 72-pin SIMMs. But...
> > I'd like to 'max out' the memory if I can.
> ...then I might not be able to help much; I have very few that are
> bigger than 4M, and I think the Classic can take 16M sticks.
> Still, if
> you have _empty_ slots, some 4M sticks would help some.
In theory the LX as the Classic will take six 16 M sticks of parity RAM, for
a max of 96 MB. In theory, this is 33-bit wide, FPM memory.
In practice, you can put two 32 MB sticks in the first bank (pay attention
to the silkscreening on the board), and four 16 M sticks in the second and
third bank, and get 128 MB. You can use 36-bit wide PC RAM, too, as long as
it's FPM, not EDO.
I've got some, but it's in deep storage on the other side of the planet, and
I won't be back there for a year. However, it's not rare stuff, though it's
getting rarer; you ought to be able to find some.
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