D-Link switch and ecc-memory.

Joseph E. Rose, Jr. jrose at illgen.com
Mon Jan 15 17:15:22 EST 2001


I've seen that the Athlon chipsets don't support registered memory, but the
ASUS I am using offer the ECC option in the BIOS.

Joseph E. Rose, Jr.
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-----Original Message-----
From: beowulf-admin at beowulf.org [mailto:beowulf-admin at beowulf.org]On
Behalf Of Judd Tracy
Sent: Monday, January 15, 2001 3:31 PM
To: Jon Tegner
Cc: beowulf at beowulf.org
Subject: Re: D-Link switch and ecc-memory.


On Mon, 15 Jan 2001, Jon Tegner wrote:

> Hi all,

...

> I also have an completely unrelated question, would there be any problem
> to use ecc-memory with Athlons? And how big is the risk of getting
> memory related errors (for example, we haven't used ecc-memory on our
> system, is it "stupid" not to use ecc-memory)?

As far as I know none of the Athlon motherboards support ECC memory.  They
will run with the memory, but you won't get any of the benifits.

Judd Tracy
Institute for Simulation and Training
jtracy at ist.ucf.edu


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