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

Jeremy Mann jeremymann at gmail.com
Tue Jan 11 09:33:26 CST 2011


On Mon, Jan 10, 2011 at 10:55 PM, Alan Lesmerises
<alesmerises at satx.rr.com> 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?

Al, I have some PC2100 ECC/Registered 1GB sticks laying around. You're
welcome to try them out on your server.


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Jeremy Mann
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