XT slot differences (was: IBM 5161

From: Fred Cisin <cisin_at_xenosoft.com>
Date: Wed Apr 2 14:26:00 2003

On Wed, 2 Apr 2003, chris wrote:
> >But in the XT, one slot is different.
> Why?

The slot closest to the power supply (and to the processor) does not have
the same buffering as the other slots.

Tony might know the REAL reason. I have heard various speculations:
        for a co-processor card
        a mistake
        to save 25 cents
        because the serial card that was going in there doesn't need it
Received on Wed Apr 02 2003 - 14:26:00 BST

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