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Re: [SLE] OT Memory question(s)
  • From: "C. Brouerius van Nidek" <constant@xxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sun, 3 Jul 2005 21:15:22 +0700
  • Message-id: <200507032115.22823.constant@xxxxxxxxxxx>
On Sunday 03 July 2005 19:36, roach wrote:
> On Sunday 03 July 2005 13:05, James Knott wrote:
> > It's hard to determine what you're saying.  The amount of memory
> > shouldn't change, with moving the memory around, unless the mother board
> > has some restriction on memory placement.  Does it?  It is entirely
> > possible that an apparent memory error will occur, if there's a poor
> > connection, caused by dirt etc.  I wouldn't call a reduced amount of
> > available memory "free of defects".  If you can't access some memory
> > that's plugged in, there's a problem somewhere.
>
> I had a problem recently with a MSI motherboard. It wouldn't see all the
> memory and sometime see no memory at all, depending on DIMM placement. A
> BIOS upgrade fixed the problem.
>
> Check motherboard manufacturers website to see if this is a known problem
> with that specific motherboard.
>
> --
Thanks Robert
Will follow up your suggestion. Makes sense.

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