Subject: Re: Alpha stuff for free
To: Jochen Kunz <>
From: Bryan Vyhmeister <>
List: port-alpha
Date: 09/09/2003 09:39:08
> - PersonalWorkStation {433,500,600}{a,au} is even biger (mini tower)
> you get a lot of nice EV56 power and it can be feed with regular
> (=cheap) PC100 ECC DIMMs up to 1.5 GB RAM. A PWS 500au with Tru64 is
> main workstation. 
> - PC164 or PC164SX board in a generic ATX box. The PC164 needs PS/2
> parity FPM SIMMs, 4 or 8 at a time. The PC164SX needs PC100 ECC DIMMs
> but has the PCI-DMA bug of the Pyxis chip set like the PWS. (The bugs
> are hidden in the PWS by a PCI-PCI bridge.)

This is quite informative. This is definitely a thread to keep. I was
wondering if anyone has any information about the AlphaServer 4100. What
sort of RAM does it use? Also, I just acquired an Alpha PC164LX. Is that
any different memory wise from the PC164 or PC164SX? Thank you.