hardware for home use large storage
avg at icyb.net.ua
Sun Mar 21 03:03:22 UTC 2010
on 09/02/2010 14:53 Andriy Gapon said the following:
> on 09/02/2010 12:32 Matthew D. Fuller said the following:
>> On Tue, Feb 09, 2010 at 04:37:50PM +1030 I heard the voice of
>> Daniel O'Connor, and lo! it spake thus:
>>> Probably the result of idiotic penny pinching though :-/
>> Irritating. One of my favorite parts of AMD's amd64 chips is that I
>> no longer have to spend through the nose or be a detective (or, often,
>> both) to get ECC. So far, it seems like there are relatively few
>> hidden holes on that path, and I haven't stepped in one, but every new
>> one I hear about increases my terror of the day when there are more
>> holes than solid ground :(
> For sure, Gigabyte BIOS on this board is completely missing ECC initialization
> code. I mean not only the menus in setup, but the code that does memory
> controller programming.
> Not sure about the physical lanes though.
BTW, not 100% sure if I my test method was correct, but it seems that ECC pins
of DIMM sockets (CB0, CB1, etc) of my motherboard (GA-MA780G-UD3H) are not
connected to anywhere.
So looks like Gigabyte is saving some cents on this.
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