Subject: Re: Memory: Parity vs ECC?
To: Pavel Cahyna <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Wilko Bulte <email@example.com>
Date: 12/30/2002 12:55:06
On Mon, Dec 30, 2002 at 11:58:59AM +0100, Pavel Cahyna wrote:
> > I think, Suns don't use 33bit in general, i didn't try this, but i think, the
> > SparcStation ELC/SLC needs 33 bits, other machines may need 36 bits. Alphas
> > sometimes need 33 bits (AlphaStation 200?), sometimes 36 bits (Multia?
> > AXPpci33?)
> > I never tried in detail, but as a rule of thumb:
> > 33 bits are hard to get. 36 bits are easier to get.
> > 36 bits run nearly everywhere, except some rare machines needing 40 bits.
> > I'm using the standard 36 bit modules in Alpha, Sparc, IBM RS/6k, SGI and lots
> > more here.
> > HP Modules (9000/700 series and some newer 400s) are also 36 bits, but be
> > careful here, they just look like PS/2 but have a slightly different pinout and
> Like PS/2? Do you mean that IBM PS/2 have their own type of SIMMs?
The 72pins SIMMs were first in general use on PS/2 AFAIK. That is why
they are commonly refered to as PS/2 SIMMs.
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