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Re: [opensuse] Bad RAM support
  • From: James Knott <james.knott@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sat, 10 Mar 2007 18:25:38 -0500
  • Message-id: <45F33E72.6050908@xxxxxxxxxx>
Per Jessen wrote:
> Horst G. Burkhardt III wrote:
>
>   
>> It was called 72-pin DRAM, or 30-pin DRAM. before that, 
>>     
>
> Ah yes, that's right - in between we had EDO and probably another couple
> of varieties.   
>
>   
>> 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 ][ ;)
>>     
>
> You should see the 64K RAM module I built for my ZX81 - I think I've
> still got it somewhere.
>
>   

Back in the days when we had to whittle our own chips from wood, a 4K
byte memory board was considered a lot! 
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