Subject: Re: 8MB Sun3/50
To: Brian <>
From: Curt Sampson <>
List: port-sun3
Date: 10/27/1998 19:47:07
On Tue, 27 Oct 1998, Brian wrote:

> When I first boot my Sun, the first screen shows the PROM version (2.6)
> and that the system has 8MB of memory.  Does this mean that I have one of
> those third party memory upgrades?  The actual model number shows from the
> PROM as "Sun 3/50M"............does "M" mean modified? memory?

Yes, you have a third party memory upgrade. If you undo the four
bolts at the corners of the slide-in board in the back, and slide
it out, you'll probably notice that there's a daughterboard of some
sort perched on top of the MMU chips.

I believe the `M' in `Sun 3/50M' means you have a monochrome Sun 3/50.

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