Subject: Re: OT: 164SX Memory / No Boot
To: Anders Hogrelius <>
From: Jochen Kunz <>
List: port-alpha
Date: 07/04/2002 01:06:24
On 2002.07.03 22:06 Anders Hogrelius wrote:

> Sorry for the sort of OT message. Does anyone know if the 164SX takes
> standard DIMM memory or does it need some kind of special types?
I don't know the SX, but the Miata and LX (same Pyxis chipset) need
standard PC100 3.3 V unregistered ECC SDRAM DIMMs. At least, that is
what my Miata (PWS 500au) accepted.

> I finally got hold of a CPU for my board, but when i power it up it
> just sits there and won't boot.
What does "just sits there" mean? 

The manuals for various DEC Alpha boards (including the SX) is available