Subject: Re: unhappy decstation 5000/240
To: Aaron J. Grier <>
From: Matt Thomas <>
List: port-pmax
Date: 01/25/1998 08:48:03
At 12:21 AM 1/25/98 , Aaron J. Grier wrote:
>On Sat, 24 Jan 1998, CyberPeasant wrote:
>> Bad memory? 
>Must be... I got 1.2g booted on it with just the 32MB card in it. 
>Methinks one of the 8MB cards is dead.  (It's got 32+8+8.)  I also
>reseated the processor module, and that seems to have helped.

You can't do that.  All memory cards must be the same type (except
if you have 32mb cards, the last one can be a 8mb card -- this leaves
a 24mb memory hole but since it's at the end it's ok).  
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