[rescue] Weitek PowerUP CPU

Kevin Loch rescue at sunhelp.org
Mon Jun 25 15:54:10 CDT 2001

> Zach Malone wrote:
> Hello,
>     Does anyone know how to install the Weitek PowerUP chip?  I have
> been trying to pry the existing Sun processor out of an SS-2 for about
> 20 minutes now with no headway (other then bending one of my knives).
> Is there a tool I need to pry the existing chip out?
>     Zach

There is a proper tool for removing PGA chips, but I don't have one. 
always used a flat-blade screwdriver torqued on axis near each corner to
it started.  Beware that it is possible to damage the socket this way.


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