[rescue] Exploding Indy

Ron Wickersham rjw at alembic.com
Tue Apr 8 16:16:05 CDT 2008

On Tue, 8 Apr 2008, Skeezics Boondoggle wrote:

> Can someone with an R5k Indy ("IP24 ASSY NO: 030-8123-016 REV A")
> handy tell me what's supposed to be at C94?  That's right between the
> two 96-pin headers for the graphics/daughterboard.  "Save the fuse!" I
> heard it cry, before it immolated itself.  Sigh.
> I'm guessing it's a surface mount capacitor, identical to the ones at
> C90, C91, C92, but I'd rather not guess.  I don't really have the
> money/tools/skill to attempt a repair, but if it's just this one bad
> component I might give it a shot... I'd love to have at least one
> working SGI box around here.  I'd entertain alternatives like a board
> swap, but I just can't afford to put much cash into this right now.
> :-(
> -- Chris

rather than replacing it, just remove it and it's likely that your Indy
will be happy again.


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