[rescue] PC100/133 memory size/density/etc question(s)
Curtis H. Wilbar Jr.
rescue at hawkmountain.net
Tue Oct 27 19:44:03 CDT 2009
Very sory all... meant to just to Andrew...
Curtis H. Wilbar Jr. wrote:
> Sandwich Maker wrote:
>> " From: "Curtis H. Wilbar Jr." <rescue at hawkmountain.net>
>> " " I'm playing around with an old Asus K7M (Athlon) motherboard
>> (with a " 750MHz Slot-A Athlon processor on it)....
>> " " I have various memory modules... and I've found the K7M will run
>> modules " most PC100/133 boards won't (i.e. registered ECC modules).
>> " " I have 128, 256, 512, and 1G registered ECC modules....
>> " " All work... but the 512 and 1G modules only see half of each
>> stick... " unsure if it is seeing the 1st half of each chip, or only
>> half the chips.
>> " " 
>> " " I'm wondering if there are some different density modules that
>> would " allow me to run 3 x 512M DIMMs and see them as 3 x 512M
>> DIMMS... vs
>> " wasting half of my DIMMs to inaccessibility ?
>> " " Any ideas if there were 'low density' 512M PC133 DIMMs as well as
>> 'high " density' ?
>> you mention pc100, so how about
> haven't looked at that link yet... but I'll take a look...
>> now, about those backup archive tapes you were going to burn to dvd
>> for me... ;^>
> I am so behind in my computer hobby that I look like my behind :-)
> It is one of the top 5 projects to get to... but life conspires to
> give me little
> recreational time... I've done the timing belt on my my wifes VW
> Bettle TDI,
> the timing belt on my Subaru Forester, my best friend's Aunt's house
> and I'm helping him go through what is left of the house to recover
> what can
> be recovered, I've been working extra at work lately, and my four year
> old keeps
> me busy... and by the time he goes to bed, I'm 'running out of gas'.....
> Wonder if it ever gets any easier :-) ?
> I haven't forgotten.... I've got a bit more 'gas' tonight... so maybe
> I can see if I
> can get the appropriate tape drives together... as I've got that
> athlon on the bench
> and it's probably as good a system as any for doing the work.
> -- Curt
>> Andrew Hay the genius nature
>> internet rambler is to see what all have seen
>> adh at an.bradford.ma.us and think what none thought
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