From: Mel (mel at domain csn.ul.ie)
Date: Tue 12 Oct 1999 - 14:15:36 IST
On Tue, 12 Oct 1999, Kenn Humborg wrote:
> On Tue, Oct 12, 1999 at 02:00:57PM +0100, Mel wrote:
> > On Tue, 12 Oct 1999, Kenn Humborg wrote:
> > > On Tue, Oct 12, 1999 at 01:40:25PM +0100, Mel wrote:
> > >
> > > That seems odd... Flash programmable EPROMs usually have an F in
> > > the part number. The 27C020 is probably not flash programmable.
> > >
> > It does, The part is
> > 39SF020 90-4C-PH 991391-A
> > ^
> > I think the SST part is some internel lookup on their own catalog
> I was referring to the Atmel part for which you had specs. I _know_
> the SST chip is flashable because you wouldn't have been able to
> fry it otherwise.
:-) good point.
> Part 671-551 is an AMD 2Mb, 90ns, flashable chip. However the programming
> voltage is 12V and the specs you quoted for the Atmel chip suggested a
> 5V programming voltage (which is itself a bit odd...)
well - is there a difference between programming voltage and operating
voltage? Maybe it's programmed at 12 but operates at 5? I'm guessing - I
> > > Have you tried going back to whoever you got the motherboard from in
> > > the first place and asking them for a spare part?
> > >
> > I trawled on usenet asking more or less the same thing. Most ppl were told
> > to fuck off. One managed to get a chip of them but it took two months and
> > cost him 40 dollars.
> And this name of this company would be ??? So that we will know
> to avoid them in future...
GigaByte. The motherboard itself is very good but there customer support
leaves something to be desired and their contact office is in Taiwan. I
mailed them on the day the damage happened and haven't heard a blip yet.
Their website shows up no help. Thanks for the part number, I'll go in and
annoy the ECE department now for a while.
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