QX10 graphics board

Tony Duell ard at p850ug1.demon.co.uk
Tue Jan 24 13:02:42 CST 2006


> 
> At 01:15 AM 1/24/2006, Gooijen, Henk wrote:
> >> Tony Duell wrote:
> >> And the board basically worked. The display at boot-up was sane. 
> >> Suspecting a RAM problem, I put in a complete new set of 
> >> 4164s -- no change.
> >
> >Hmmm, sounds like swapping to me ... ;-)
> 
> I know, I know!  And I was a bit disappointed that he didn't grind
> down the top of the failed chip to do a proper repair.  :-)

What failed chip? All the RAMs were good...

> 
> Of course, he can regain the extra point by giving an explanation
> of why swapping a chip is allowed under the proper interpretation 
> of the official repair rules.

Err, when you know the replacement part is good, when you know the 
replacement part is directly equivalent to the old part, and when the old 
part cannot be repaired?

-tony



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