[rescue] SGI MIPS R4400 cpu

Shawn Wallbridge shawn at synack-hosting.com
Thu Apr 7 12:21:42 CDT 2005

On 7-Apr-05, at 12:13 PM, Jonathan C. Patschke wrote:

> On Thu, 7 Apr 2005, Ryan Thoryk wrote:
>> So is anyone familiar with reseating a Toshiba MIPS processor? lol ;)
> Ah, that looks like one of those snap-lock sockets like a lot of the
> early DEC Alpha evaluation boards use.  See if the black part of the
> socket has some play in it.  It should wiggle along one axis.
> Make sure you have the processor oriented correctly and seated as far
> down in the socket as it will go.  Then, find a nice big pair of
> channel-lock pliers.  Open the pliers such that you can fit one side on
> the black part of the socket and one side on the white part of the
> socket and gently squeeze the handle.  The socket should pop back into
> the locked position.

I haven't looked at the pics, but based on your description Jonathan, 
it sounds like this procedure is what he is looking for.....



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