memory nightmare

Jack Wathey wathey at salk.edu
Wed Jul 2 15:46:37 EDT 2003



On Wed, 2 Jul 2003, Jim Lux wrote:

> At 08:01 AM 7/2/2003 -0700, Jack Wathey wrote:
>
>
> On all systems I've worked on over the last 20 years that used ECC,
> multiple bit errors were always a timing or bus problem, i.e. electrical
> interfaces. If you're getting so many problems, it's indicative of some
> fundamental misconfiguration or mismatch between what the system wants to
> see and what your parts actually do.  Maybe wait states, voltages, etc. are
> incorrectly set up?
>

Thanks, Jim.  That's most enlightening.  Several other respondents
alluded to incorrect timing parameters, too.  I'll look into this.

Best wishes,
Jack


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