[rescue] any tricks for installing/removing ram from sparc10s?
mfree80286 at adelphia.net
Sat Aug 2 14:51:01 CDT 2003
D'oh... I only worked there for 5 years, don't know why that didn't come to
----- Original Message -----
From: "Steve Sandau" <ssandau at bath.tmac.com>
To: "The Rescue List" <rescue at sunhelp.org>
Sent: Saturday, August 02, 2003 3:44 PM
Subject: Re: [rescue] any tricks for installing/removing ram from sparc10s?
> Michael Free wrote:
> > A little mineral oil shouldn't hurt anything, I'd think... just a little
> > on the memory contacts with a finger. You could even find contact lube,
> > which IIRC is designed as a contact point conductor and will not
> > or evaporate, and is antioxidant.
> Radio Shack: color TV tuner cleaner. You shouldn't need it for memory,
> but if you ever have to clean/lubricate something electric/electronic,
> it's the best.
> I've never had *that* much trouble seating memory, save the one time I
> tried to put a regular DIMM in a DDR slot. *sigh*
> For removal, I have a piece of 10/12 ga copper bent so that it'll hook
> the two holes on the memory stick. Works better than the little levers.
> Especially when they're broke. ;)
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