Subject: Re: Memory: Parity vs ECC?
To: Pavel Cahyna <>
From: Jochen Kunz <>
List: port-alpha
Date: 12/30/2002 12:20:58
On Mon, Dec 30, 2002 at 11:26:29AM +0100, Pavel Cahyna wrote:

> Can x36 SIMMs be used in Sparcs?
Sure. The SPARC simlpy ignores the three extra bits.
BTW: The DEC 33 bit SIMMs are different than the Sun 33 bit SIMMs. (AFAIK)
DEC and Sun decided to use an other bit for parity. So you can not use DEC
33 bit SIMMs in a Sun and vice versa.