Subject: Re: RAM and drive for Multia?
To: None <>
From: Greg A. Woods <>
List: port-alpha
Date: 02/27/2002 13:22:16
[ On Wednesday, February 27, 2002 at 11:10:28 (-0500), GNUOrder wrote: ]
> Subject: Re: RAM and drive for Multia?
> Yes, the Multia  needs True Parity, much PC ram fakes the parity, but I'm not 
> sure about EDO.  I know FPM works.  Also there is a bracket for a 3.5" drive 
> that fits in the PCI card area.  Also it wont boot unless the battery is 
> fresh.  I have a question about them though.  Does anyone know if there is a 
> backup image of the BIOS on board incase of a bad flash? 

no, but you can re-flash them by changing a jumper under the floppy and
booting them from a specially created FailSafe Loader diskette....  See
the hardware users manual for more details -- I think the floppy image is
still available by FTP.... hmmm, yes, it should be here in the same
directory as this readme describing the recovery procedure:

								Greg A. Woods

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