Subject: Re: simm question...
To: None <>
From: Adam Fritzler <>
List: port-pmax
Date: 10/05/1998 19:01:20
For VAXstation 4000's maybe?  About the right vintage.  The rest of the
VAXes I think used non-SIMM looking cards.


On Tue, 6 Oct 1998, Toru Nishimura wrote:

> > ok.  so I finally get around to bringing up one of these
> > 5000/133's (with cpu upgrades from simon/davidb) and go to
> > plug in this pile of simms I got and they're not right! I
> > found a pile of 100 pin simms somewhere. they said 'DEC 1992'
> > on them so I figured they gotta be decstation simms... Now I
> > see I need 88 pin simms which I don't have any of ...
> > 
> > What are the 100 pin simms for? a ds5500 or an alpha or something?
> They are not for TURBOchannel Alphas.  DEC3000/300 has 72pin SIMM
> (very looks like comventional SIMM) slots and DEC3000/600 has
> horizontally inserted astonishingly huge memory modules in rows.
> "1992 DEC vintage" sounds the modules were designed for supportedly
> desktop systems prior to "Alpha generation."  Is it for late VAXen?
> Tohru Nishimura
> Nara Institute of Science and Technology

  Adam Fritzler
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