Memory on EPIA

SONE Takeshi ts1 at
Sun Aug 17 14:58:00 CEST 2003

On Wed, Aug 13, 2003 at 02:23:16PM -0700, David Hendricks wrote:
> I was wondering what kind of memory you all were using for your EPIAs and
> if anyone has been tweaking things like memory timings in their freebios
> tree.
> I've been using Corsair PC-133 cas latency 2 memory modules (Specs here:
> ) without
> modification to any epia code in my tree. However, I keep getting stuck at
> the "jumping to boot code" message in elfboot with via-rhine and memtest
> payloads.
> I have lots of RAM at my disposal, but would like to know if there's a
> specific type that seems to work best.

I've tried 3 different DIMMs, all of them are no-name (some have marking
in Japanese).
And all of them worked with EPIA 5000, the one with 533MHz CPU.
I've also tried PC133 and CL2 timings when the DIMM should supports
them, and they just worked.


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