Subject: Re: what's this machine check mean?
To: None <>
From: Graham Allan <>
List: port-alpha
Date: 04/16/2000 11:55:28
In message <200004160059.UAA01918@Twig.Rodents.Montreal.QC.CA> you wrote:

> >> The good news is, it apparently didn't fry anything; when I switch
> >> back to the 80ns SIMMs, it works as well as it ever did
> > If worst come to worst I can maybe find you a 21066/166Mc chip.  Will
> > have to do some digging.
> It'd probably cost more to get it to me than it would for me to get one
> locally. :-)  Besides, I wouldn't worry about it unless the machine
> checks continue once I have 70ns or better RAM in there.  80ns is close
> enough I could easily believe it will mostly work at 70ns, especially
> since the ECC it does can presumably recover from the occasional error.

We may have a spare 21068/233MHz chip here (Multia VX42 model with fried
flash memory - boots fine from the emergency firmware recovery disk, but
won't re-flash). I think that machine can be regarded as "spare parts",
so if that would be of help, let me know...