[rescue] Weitek PowerUP CPU
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Tue Jun 26 12:06:35 CDT 2001
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dowdy at cs.colorado.edu said:
> 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?
> Yes, there is a tool, you should be able to get one at an electronics
> However, if you use care and a large flat-blad screw-driver, you can
> get the old chip out.
Ummmm, this presumes the CPU is socketed, as opposed to soldered to the
mainboard. I have seen both in SS2s.....
And you really do need the tool.....
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