Subject: Re: SRM
To: Erik Fair <>
From: Simon Burge <>
List: port-alpha
Date: 11/18/1999 06:56:13
Erik Fair wrote:

> At 10:10 -0500 11/17/99, Andrew F. Seila wrote:
> >Actually, you can have both SRM and ARC installed simultaneously and you
> >can switch between them.  That is how my multia is setup - and AFAIK
> >that is what you get when you upgrade to the current version of the
> >firmware.
> That apparently varies by Alpha model. Some can, some can't. Probably 
> related to how much flash RAM they have.

One would hope that it's also related in other ways - I think I'd
be disappointed in a purist's sort-of-way if an 8400 or other such
serious machines _could_ load ARC anyways, even if the flash were
large enough :-)