[rescue] How to find the failed chip(s) on a VME 1102 board? (Answered!)

Dave McGuire mcguire at neurotica.com
Thu Dec 5 21:43:31 CST 2002

On Thursday, December 5, 2002, at 10:38 PM, Adam Kropelin wrote:
> I did a rather lot of experimenting and circuit board tracing and I've
> managed to map the DRAM IC layout. I also deciphered the wiring
> of the EDC engines so I now know how to take the reported syndrome
> and determine exactly which chip to replace. I was able to swap out
> a single chip on my board and get it back working again.
> I've summarized the information I learned and posted it at the URL
> below. The content is fairly technical at the moment, though I plan to
> add a tool where you can plug in the magic numbers from your error
> message and it'll tell you what chip to replace. This is forthcoming
> the next time I get bored...
> http://www.kroptech.com/sirius
> Comments, questions, and criticism welcome...

   Wow...*nice* work!


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