Re: SIMM 32 MB :-(

From: Petr Stehlik <>
Date: Wed, 25 Feb 1998 13:17:16 +0100

>> 1) my AB40 is broken and can't handle 32 MB SIMMs properly - instead it
>> mirrors last 1/4 somewhere else, or the last 1/4 loses data
>You have a very old Afterburner, right? When the AB was released a few

It's from 9/96, IIRC.

>years ago I got some info from Overscan, and IIRC it mentioned that
>both SIMMs must be identical. Have you tried with just the 32Mb in
>bank 1?

I can't recall that. But even if I wasn't, how can a second SIMM cause
missing bits in the address range of the first SIMM?

>> 2) the SIMM is broken and loses data
>Very possible. Have you tried it in your PC?

not yet - read why in another mail to Magnus.

>> As for my AB40 - there are JP1, JP2, but they're free. Do you think a
>> jumper could help me?
>Apparently these jumpers have different functions on different ABs. On

:-O pity there's no hardware documentation about the board and its

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