[SunRescue] Pulling an NVRAM chip
BSD Bob the old greybeard BSD freak
bobkeys at weedcon1.cropsci.ncsu.edu
Wed Oct 11 12:05:23 CDT 2000
> Is there a recommended method for pulling an NVRAM chip out of an IPX
> motherboard? I seem to be facing a dead NVRAM, and the FAQ and other
> resources don't discuss the chip extraction. I attempted to pull the chip
> but the only result is strain on the motherboard - the chip doesn't appear
> to loosen at all, and I am weary of applying any more force.
It is a plain ordinary chip. Any standard chip extractor will work.
Any small thinbladed screwdriver works, too. Loosen up one side and
then the other, and then work it up and out, little by little.
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