XT slot differences (was: IBM 5161

From: Fred Cisin <cisin_at_xenosoft.com>
Date: Wed Apr 2 18:39:00 2003

> > 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:
On Thu, 3 Apr 2003, Tony Duell wrote:
> I have never worked for IBM, and I certainly didn't design the XT (what
> an insult!). So I don't know the REAL reason.

Wow! I sure didn't intend to imply THAT!
But I'll remember it in case I ever need to flame somebody!

> But it looks like an electrical loading issue pure and simple...

Thank you. That is EXACTLY what I wanted to know.
Received on Wed Apr 02 2003 - 18:39:00 BST

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