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Re: Olli working, help?

Subject: Re: Olli working, help?
From: Andreas Busse <>
Date: Wed, 25 Oct 1995 17:16:38 +0100
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 > Just a little question, how much RAM do you got, and *most* important,
 > with what kind of SIMM (single, double, ....) ? I tried last night to
 > downgrade to 16Mo from 32Mo (was trying to wrote RAM detection for
 > Milo, currently for the Oily it's hard coded at 8Mo in Milo :( ), and
 > I wasn't able to do it, there are very restrictive rules about SIMMs
 > layout for the Oily...

You always need to install 4 SIMMs. The original JAZZ design 
accesses the system memory 64 bit wide and two way interleaved.
This has been changed on the PICA to allow low-cost setups.

Ie, you can run the Olli with 8MB (4*2MB), 16MB (4*4 or 8*2), 
32MB (4*8 or 8*4) and 64MB (4*16 or 8*8). More isn't recommended,
at least not until you decrease system clock to 40 Mhz. This
has been figured out by SGI Munich for a customer who insisted
on 256 MB phys. memory. Didn't work :-)


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