[SunRescue] Dead Sparc NVRAMS

Bran Tregare rescue at sunhelp.org
Mon Jun 4 16:17:53 CDT 2001

Yes you may include it. Lithium is highly corrosive and i've had to replace 
many PWWCWW mainboards, it wicks out through the traces/wiring, eating it 
as it goes along and then finally when it hits the mainboard it will eat 
through the traces and eventually destroy the mainboard.


>It is possible to fully remove the battery and still save the crystal. Just
>saw the half with the battery clean off. It would be good then to anchor the
>loose end of the backpack with a dab of epoxy. Of course if you really want
>to do it this way...(-:
>May I include your anecdote about the leaking battery in the NVRAM Rebattery
>HOWTO I'm writing?
>rescue maillist  -  rescue at sunhelp.org

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