Replacing an A2000 battery

From: Tony Duell <>
Date: Tue Nov 9 19:32:12 2004

> Thanks! But it looks like I have bad RAM... And there are *32* RAM
> chips soldered onto this board. Eek. So should I be planning to desolder
> all of the RAM, solder in IC sockets and then keep swapping out RAM until
> I get farther in the boot process?

One obvious comment. 'Bad RAM' means that the CPU couldn't read the same
value that it wrote. This _might_ be a RAM chip, it might be a RAM
controller problem, it might be a corroded trace to the RAM or to the
controller, or.... I'd want to do some more tests before blindly swapping
out RAM chips.

Received on Tue Nov 09 2004 - 19:32:12 GMT

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