[svlug] Question about RD Ram Hardware/Dell

James Leone LINUXCPA at netscape.net
Wed Oct 30 22:01:25 PST 2002



Rafael Skodlar wrote:

>Too bad.
>
>Need special memory for proprietary architectures like Dell. Check
>http://www.crucial.com and other places that sell memory otherwise you
>need to pay premium for it from Dell.
>
>Not sure what this has to do with Linux though.
>
Thank you for this.


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>On Wed, Oct 30, 2002 at 11:41:40AM -0800, James Leone wrote:
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>>Hi lists,
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>>I have a coworker that owns a pentium iv Dell at home with a dual rim. 
>>It came with 128 MB RDRAM x2 and AFAWK it should work in pairs. He 
>>recently ordered some  256 MB RD RAM to add to the two additional open 
>>slots, the only difference being the 128 v 256 MB and the fact that one 
>>set of chips  are ECC while the others are not. He did buy Dell RAM chips.
>>
>>It didn't seem to work after the chips were installed.
>>
>>Could this be a hardware problem?
>>
>>Is there a special procedure he has to follow to get them to work?
>>
>>If it is a compatability issue, any suggestions on how he could get his 
>>money back?
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>SVLUG did not sell the memory therefore we cannot give you advice on
>moneyback problems.
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>Kind of bothers me that people buy proprietary stuff and then want to
>get free support from unrelated mailing lists. He bought from Dell, then
>he should go to Dell hell to get support.
>  
>

Do you have any free RAM that you could support?

LOL


Thanks to all that provided help.

:-D


JL


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>>Thank You!
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>>
>>James Leone
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