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Re: MIPS Magnum 4000SC-50 help

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Subject: Re: MIPS Magnum 4000SC-50 help
From: Paolo Bevilacqua <>
Date: Sun, 11 Aug 1996 12:28:47 +0200
At 15:07 11/08/96 +1000, Paul Antoine wrote:
>Hi folks,
>The nice people at Sydney University have given me a MIPS Magnum 4000SC-50
>machine to help with the Linux/MIPS port.  The trouble is, I have no doco,
>and the machine has:
>               What RAM to use?  Standard 72pin SIMMs?  What sizes are
>               o.k?  Which SIMM sockets do I populate first?  Do I need
>               to put them in 1 or n at a time?

You need to use 36 bit SIMMS, ie 72 pin w/ parity. Four at time. Start with
lowers slots.

>               It currently puts the following sequence onto it's 
>               internal diagnostic LED on RESET:
>                       .F
>                        0
>                        1
>               ...and stops at '1'.  I'm assuming it wants RAM before it
>               can go any further.

Probably :) .... connect your PC at the serial console and you will have
some info more.
Paolo Bevilacqua              -or- 

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