Re: Qube2 Ram Question
Andy Ruhl <acruhl <at> gmail.com>
2011-12-14 13:07:06 GMT
On Wed, Dec 14, 2011 at 5:01 AM, Kieran Jacobsen <kieran <at> kjacobsen.net> wrote:
> This might seem odd, but I know someone on this list will be able to help.
> I have a qube2 with 128mb of ram. I just purchased another 128mb from a reputable source, supposedly taken
from and tested with a Qube2. When I install the ram in my Qube2, the system will not boot.
> I am sure I read that the qube2 can take 256mb of ram but can anyone confirm?
> I am guessing the memory is faulty, and will have to send it back.
Yeah, it will take 256 meg, this is mine:
NetBSD 5.1_STABLE (PCIDEVS.TAZ.APR27_2011) #0: Wed Apr 27 21:08:02 MST 2011
root <at> foghorn:/usr/obj-cobalt/sys/arch/cobalt/compile/PCIDEVS.TAZ.APR27_2
Cobalt Qube 2
total memory = 256 MB
avail memory = 243 MB
timecounter: Timecounters tick every 10.000 msec
com0 at mainbus0 addr 0x1c800000 level 3: st16650a, working fifo
cpu0 at mainbus0: QED RM5200 CPU (0x28a0) Rev. 10.0 with built-in FPU Rev. 10.0
cpu0: 32KB/32B 2-way set-associative L1 Instruction cache, 48 TLB entries
cpu0: 32KB/32B 2-way set-associative write-back L1 Data cache
Maybe you already know this, but you should try switching the sticks
in their slots and trying only the new one, etc. Sometimes they just
don't work well together.