[rescue] replacing an Ultra2

wa2egp at att.net wa2egp at att.net
Wed Apr 18 22:22:43 CDT 2007

> these are much longer than on an Ultra 5.  the ones used in the big purple
> UltraSPARC III cpu and also in the memory expansion connector in the E420R
> (and i'm assuming the Ultra 80 since they have the same motherboard).  the
> connectors have jack screws to extract and install the mating half of the
> connector and i presume that there is a close limit of the torque required
> to make a reliable connection and enough to destroy the connector so they
> provide a torque wrench (of sorts) if you don't have the professional tool
> to do it.
> -ron

Hmmmm....... I filled up my 80 with four CPUs and maxed out the memory and
didn't mung up a thing.  I used the torque wrench supplied..I mean, why not
they put it right there!  I guess if the teaching gig doesn't work out, 
I could be a tech. :)


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