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Re: [opensuse] Bad RAM support
  • From: James Knott <james.knott@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sat, 10 Mar 2007 18:08:59 -0500
  • Message-id: <45F33A8B.2080804@xxxxxxxxxx>
Horst G. Burkhardt III wrote:
> It was called 72-pin DRAM, or 30-pin DRAM. before that, it was either 
> chips which held anywhere between 256k and 4M apiece, or propietary RAM 
> modules, and before that RAM wasn't really something you tinkered with 
> unless you owned an Apple ][ ;)
>   

Before SIMMS and DIMMS there were individual chips.  The PC, XT and
clones had rows of memory chips covering a large portion of the mom board.

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