are IBM RS/6000 40-bit 72-pin SIMMS ECC standard?

Sridhar Ayengar ploopster at
Sun Jan 20 00:33:15 CST 2008

Scott Quinn wrote:
> I have some 16MB IBM "40-bit" memory modules out of an RS/6000 (the 
> 7012/370 or 7030/3CT compatible type). Roy's looking for some ECC SIMMS 
> for a RAID controller. Does anyone know if these are standard ECC or 
> proprietary? I know they are a different pinout than 32 or 36-bit 72-pin 
> SIMMs.

Nope.  Completely incompatible with anything other than the machine they 
came from, as well as a few others.  I have full compatibility 
specifications, if you need them.

Peace...  Sridhar

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