• Subject: Re: Hardware requirements for V4R4
  • From: "Roger Pence" <rp@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 24 Sep 1999 12:44:46 -0500

> >Assuming I can find these memory cards at anything near the price you
> >mentioned as opposed to the $640.00 quote I have received, can I just pop
> >these in like pc memory?
> Yes.  It is easy to install yourself and is very much like PC memory
> sockets.
> Just power off, open the cover and insert the pair into the remaining
> memory slots.  There will probably be blank filler boards in the slots
> (or at least there were on mine).  IPL will auto-detect it, but you
> may want to play with the memory pool sizes yourself or just let the
> auto-tune do it for you.
> The only tricky thing to adding memory is choosing the right slots
> when you have several empty slots available, since they need to be
> paired correctly.  But since you are filling all remaining slots that
> will not be an issue for you.
> I believe that $640 is the current list price, and you should be able
> to beat that easily from nearly any broker.

One more caution: be very careful removing the bakelite memory card
placeholders, if they exist. And be careful putting the memory chips back
in. They have very easy-to-break plastic ears on them! Trust me, I know this
for sure! BCC memory is highly recommended.


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