[rescue] Replacing CPU cooler fan on ultra 1

Michael-John Turner mj at turner.org.za
Sat Jul 16 07:50:13 CDT 2005

On Sat, Jul 16, 2005 at 11:56:35AM +0200, Jonathan Groll wrote:
> Isn't it strange that the original Sun designers didn't seem to want to 
> take into account common component break down - cooler fans will 
> eventually breakdown, NVRAM batteries will go flat....

Wasn't there a swapout program for older (non-E) Ultra 1 boards a few 
years back (2002?) - didn't Sun replace the heatsink and fan assembly due
to the high failure rate? 

User-replaceable NVRAM batteries are another issue - perhaps they didn't
anticipate the longevity of their products :)

Michael-John Turner | http://mj.turner.org.za/
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