Subject: Re: AlphaServer 1200 memory layout
To: David Burren <>
From: Jason R Thorpe <>
List: port-alpha
Date: 05/23/2000 07:36:01
On Tue, May 23, 2000 at 04:41:27PM +1000, David Burren wrote:

 > A hardware question in case someone out there has the answer and can
 > save me doing an experiment....  The machine's tied up initialising raid
 > sets, formatting, etc for a while anyway.

Heh, I did that on my 1200 just yesterday! :-)

 > I can understand that having the memory split would be advantageous (in
 > general) for multi-CPU setups, but does anyone know if I will get any
 > advantage (e.g. from interleaving) if I move both DIMMs to mcmem0?  I
 > don't have any doco for the machine :-(  If no-one knows, I'll swap the
 > memory and run some benchmarks in the next few days.

This I don't know ... I'll see if I can find my Rawhide docs.

        -- Jason R. Thorpe <>