[rescue] any tricks for installing/removing ram from sparc10s?

Francisco Javier Mesa-Martinez lefa at ucsc.edu
Sat Aug 2 16:02:36 CDT 2003

On Sat, 2 Aug 2003, Michael Free wrote:

> A little mineral oil shouldn't hurt anything, I'd think... just a little rub
> on the memory contacts with a finger.

NO, NO, NO! Do not even thing about doing that! Most mineral oil are non
conductors, so he is putting a nice layer of electrical isulation over the
contact pins, hence defeating their purpose. Sure they will go in real
easy... but they will no longer have a clean connection with the socket

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