Subject: RE: AXPpci-33 memory question
To: David Woyciesjes <DAW@yalepress3.unipress.yale.edu>
From: Alan Poston <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 06/29/2001 10:03:30
On Fri, 29 Jun 2001, David Woyciesjes wrote:
> Yeah, I have the docs from DEC, I was just curious if anyone had
> 64MB sticks work with v0.3 of the SROM...
> ---Alan Poston [email@example.com]
> You said you had a broken one. Do you remember what's broken on it?
No, not really, but I suspect that it suffered from some sort of heat
related problem. If you'd like to have it, I'll try to find it and
fire it up and see what it does (it's been at least 4 years since I last
I'm curious, what is it about these machines that you are investigating?
Surely it can't be that they are cost effective alternatives to almost
Anyway, let me know if you are interested. I hope I haven't thrown it
> --- David A Woyciesjes
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> ! -----Original Message-----
> ! From: Ross Alexander [mailto:email@example.com]
> ! Sent: Thursday, June 28, 2001 8:46 PM
> ! To: 'firstname.lastname@example.org'
> ! Subject: Re: AXPpci-33 memory question
> ! * David Woyciesjes
> ! > Has anyone had any luck using 16x36 (64MB) memory in the AXPpci-33
> ! > (a.k.a. NoName)?
> ! According to the OEM Design Guide:
> ! "Support for 64MB SIMMs is available with installation of serial ROM
> ! version 0.4 or higher. See Table A-2 for information about
> ! the 233 MHz
> ! upgrade kit for 166 MHz boards (factory installable only).
> ! Alternatively, Intel hex format code to reprogram the existing serial
> ! ROM can be obtained over the Internet. See Section F.2 for details."
> ! F.2 refers to ftp.digital.com/pub/Digital/axppci
> ! I haven't pursued it any further at this point.
> ! --
> ! Ross Alexander
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