A tale of a chip and a socket

Torfinn Ingolfsen tingox at gmail.com
Sat Apr 9 06:57:42 CDT 2016

On Fri, Apr 8, 2016 at 11:19 PM, Noel Chiappa <jnc at mercury.lcs.mit.edu> wrote:
> So I just had the incredibly amusing experience of managing to repair an
> -11/04 CPU by un-soldering a chip, putting in a socket, and putting _the same
> chip_ back in that socket!
> Before you go 'WTF?!?!', let me explain what happened.

Most likely a bad solder joint.
Happens from time to time on 30 years+ old equipment.
Torfinn Ingolfsen

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