SK8N woes

Ruslan Ermilov ru at
Sat Nov 13 08:21:51 GMT 2004

On Fri, Nov 12, 2004 at 11:58:01PM -0800, David G. Lawrence wrote:
> > On Sat, Nov 13, 2004 at 12:25:48AM +0100, Gert Cuykens wrote:
> > > no registered memory works ONLY yes ONLY with registered memory
> > > 
> > What do you mean?  This memory type (please read below) is
> > explicitly listed in section 2.4.3 (Qualified Vendor List)
> > of the SK8N manual as "memory modules that have been tested
> > and qualified for use with this motherboard".
> >
> > > > - Memory: Kingston KVR333X72C25/512 (this is in the list
>                                   ^R
>    Are you sure that it doesn't have an "R" before the "C" in the above part
> number?
I have modules without the "R" letter, and the manual lists them
with "R".  I assume "R" means "registered", so that must explain
it.  THANKS A LOT!!!

> Actually the Kingston part number that you really want is
> KVR400X72RC3A/512D. This is DDR400 registered ECC. Of course you have to
> have two of these since the memory has to be in pairs.
Not sure about this particular one (the manual lists another
Kingston DDR400 chips), but memory modules may not necessarily
be in pairs.  Depending on the memory type, SK8N may support
one memory module, a pair of modules, or four modules.

Ruslan Ermilov
ru at
FreeBSD committer
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