Subject: Re: help: ram modulkes problem with XP1000
To: RJ45 <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Matt Thomas <email@example.com>
Date: 03/16/2004 10:16:38
At 06:15 AM 3/16/2004, RJ45 wrote:
>sorry for the off topic not NetBSD related question...
>I have purchased 4 RAM modules last week from Crucial.
>4x256MB 168 pin DIMM SDRAM PC100 ECC to install them on a Compaq XP1000
>I Removed from my machine the 8X64MB I had and installed the 4x256MB new
>RAM does not work, when machine starts it keeps beeping like if no RAM
>were present. I Tryed to add the 4 old RAM modules in the 4 left empty
I don't think that's right. Try putting two in the left and two in the
>Thus 4x256MB + 4x64MB but same does not work.
>It works only with the old RAM and with all the 8 sockets filled.
>The old RAM filling 4 sockets does not work as well.
>Do I need to have all the sockets filled with same modules capacity ??
>IT looks weird....
No. Each bank of 4 must be identical. My XP1000 only has 4 256MB DIMMs.
>Do I need to reset something in the SRM before installing new ram ?
>any hints ?
Matt Thomas email: firstname.lastname@example.org
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