FreeBSD Crashes with AMD

Daniel O'Connor doconnor at
Wed Jan 7 17:57:57 PST 2004

On Thursday 08 January 2004 12:18, David O'Brien wrote:
> > I just looked at the specification page for the Asus K8V Deluxe, which
> > is a socket 754 board with the Via K8T800, and it says:
> > 	3 x 184-pin DIMM Sockets support max. 3GB un-buffered ECC and
> >         non-ECC PC3200/PC2700/PC2100 DDR SDRAM memory.
> > and the BIOS chapter in the manual has a section for the ECC
> > configuration screen.
> Sorry, I've never actually seen non-registered ECC RAM and thus forgot
> about it.  Yes, if you can find it Athlon64 boards will support ECC as
> the memory controller in the Athlon64 CPU has full support for it.

Heh, you can buy non-reg'd ECC RAM, but man my RAM supplier looks at me 
weirdly when I ask for it :)

(It's not cheap either)

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