Subject: Re: OT: a dumb alpha question
To: Dave McGuire <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Wilko Bulte <email@example.com>
Date: 12/14/2001 00:02:41
On Thu, Dec 13, 2001 at 05:05:25PM -0500, Dave McGuire wrote:
> On December 13, Wolfgang Rupp wrote:
> > > I don't think DS10 has a ZIF socket (the scrap boards were from
> > > an ES40 BTW).
> > The DS10 has the CPU soldered in.
> This is a great big bummer. I hadn't even looked...I'd never have
> thought that DEC (or what's left of them) would solder such a chip.
Our repair people routinely unsoldered/soldered these massive PGA
chips. I watched them do it myself. You need the proper tools though..
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