[SATLUG] OT: Looking for some RAM & a question

mark mark at kandm-solutions.com
Tue Jan 11 06:39:01 CST 2011

I have two 256 megabyte sticks of that type. One of them is good but the
other is bad. I don't know which is which is the good one. you could
pick them up from me Thursday at the SAC CIS computer lab(NTC-122). I'll
be there from 8:30 AM to 4PM.

Even though one stick is bad it was recognized by my system and the
system started it was just unstable and would not pass memtestx86. It
would probably allow you to at least make sure the system starts. 

On Mon, 2011-01-10 at 22:55 -0600, Alan Lesmerises wrote:
> A week ago, I picked up a couple of the servers that Storey was trying 
> to get rid of, and it looks like one of them can be resurrected if I can 
> locate some RAM for it.  I researched the specs for it (a SuperMicro 
> SuperChassis, model 742S-420), and it apparently needs the following:
>      DDR266/200 registered ECC SDRAM 72-bit, 184-pin gold-plated DIMMs 
> (must be populated in pairs)
> I'm not the most knowledgeable about memory types, but I think this 
> would also be described as PC2100 memory (please correct me if I'm 
> wrong).  Also, it can use memory in the following capacities:
>      128 MB, 256 MB, 512 MB, 1 GB, 2 GB
> Does anyone have any they would be willing to part with (cheap) or maybe 
> just loan me so that I can at least verify that the system does work 
> before I spend a significant amount of money to load it up?
> I also had a question about the memory specs:  Does the use of the term 
> "registered" refer to the memory coming in matched pairs, or is it 
> something else?
> TIA.
> Al Lesmerises

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