[SunRescue] Dead Sparc NVRAMS

Scott Newell rescue at sunhelp.org
Mon Jun 4 16:21:19 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.

Wow.  I've seen that with nicads before, especially in industrial controls
and really old mobos.  I've never seen a lithium cell do anything like what
you've described.


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