Unix on old-ish machines - advice sought
lproven at gmail.com
Fri Apr 8 07:40:13 CDT 2005
On Apr 8, 2005 10:30 AM, Ethan Dicks <ethan.dicks at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Apr 8, 2005 3:42 AM, C Fernandez <fernande at internet1.net> wrote:
> > I added a piggyback battery to my IPX successfully...
> > Now that I've done it once, I can't see any reason to by a replacement
> > nvram. I can run to Radio Shack, buy a battery, and have it fixed the
> > same day. The nvram faq actually sounded discouraging when referencing
> > the procedure. However, I think it's the best solution.
> I gave my battery replacement a little twist... when I broke the
> connections between the battery and the underlying chip, I attached a
> 9V battery lead to the chip in place of the factory battery. I then
> soldered on a PC-mount 3V Li cell (3032?) onto a former 9V battery
> top. I did it that way so I could replace the battery again later
> without having to solder at the chip a second time.
I don't suppose there's anywhere online with a very simple illustrated
step-by-step guide on how to do this, is there? My IPX is dead, I can
just about solder without burning myself - on a good day - and I'd
love to fix it.
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