Memory error with Intel 486dx server
Posted on 1998-05-14
I have an old intel 486 servermotherboard with a Phoenix bios and a
socket for the 485 turbocache. It has an 486dx33 mounted at the moment, but
i have a serious problem!
When i got it the previous owner had removed all the memory simms. It´s
eight 72pin sockets and i have heard that it must be simms with parity. I
first tried 2x8mb, but it only counted 8mb and a message as this
followed:"memory adress error 900000h". After this message the computer
resets itself and start over and over again. I tried 2x4mb simms also but
the same happened. I´m sure that all this simms was 36bit.
Do you know if this motherboard requires any sort of special simms or
How do we get in to the setup (is it possible before this happens), and
which keys is it? Is it Del?