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SubjectRe: Re[2]: [PATCH] Athlon bug stomper. Pls apply.
On Thu, Sep 20, 2001 at 01:07:29AM +0200, Luigi Genoni wrote:
> Just to add a curiosity. Abit KT7A MBs do not accept all 256 MB modules.
> with some of them they do see just 128 MB, and anyway systems are stable,
> but of course systems managers get unhappy.
> This should be because of modules density...

bx chipsets have a limitation of 128mb per bank for non-registered dimms
afaik. ie. 256mb dimms that are two-bank will work as expected, and
256mb dimms that are one-bank will be seen as 128mb. generally two-bank
256mb dimms have chips on both sides of the module, whereas one-bank
jobbies have it on one side... found this out the expensive way :-(

of course this isnt relevant to abit kt7 boards but it does sound very


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