[rescue] SPARCBook 3gx

Justin Haynes justin at justinhaynes.com
Tue Mar 15 23:59:22 CDT 2011

Darn.  I had read on the FAQ that the 3gx could go up to 128MB.  But you are
saying that there is more than one variety of the 3gx?  I read the 3 had a
limit of 64MB, but that the 3gx could do 128MB..

I'll verify the voltage tomorrow, thanks for the tip.

On Tue, Mar 15, 2011 at 11:56 PM, <gsm at mendelson.com> wrote:

> On Tue, Mar 15, 2011 at 11:20:05PM -0500, Justin Haynes wrote:
>> My SPARCBook 3gx is fully functional, but i am having difficulty maxing
>> out
>> the RAM.
>> the 2x32MB of ram I have works just fine, but the 2x64MB of ram I ordered
>> is
>> not working fine at all. I'm wondering if any of you can offer any tips or
>> explain the behavior I'm seeing.
> The factory versions used different motherboards.
> The 32m RAM version  (64m total max) used 5 volt memory.
> The 64m RAM version (128m total max) used 3.3 volt memory.
> I don't know (and I expect this is the question you really have) can
> you get a 32m version to use 64m RAM, and if so what?
> Geoff.
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> Geoffrey S. Mendelson N3OWJ/4X1GM
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