On Fri, 18 Jul 2003, Dave Ashley wrote:
What disadvantages does SPD have other than it is more complex? Wouldn't it let you then be able to correctly use any DDR module you want?
some SPD roms have incorrect information. You have to take care with SPD.
Overall, SPD is better. However, if you are on a short fuse and need to deliver soon, I would go with probing for now and restrict the type of ram you use.
Longer term, we want to do SPD.