Sun SPARCstation LX boot from CDROM?

Maciej W. Rozycki macro at
Tue Sep 15 19:49:07 CDT 2020

On Tue, 1 Sep 2020, Liam Proven via cctalk wrote:

> This and the rest of what you describe sounds quite like the damaged
> caused by electrolyte leaking from failed capacitors. This is probably
> the most common cause of failure in electronics after they get to 2-3
> decades old.
> There was one particular time when this happened prematurely:

 There was the issue with the quaternary ammonium salt system earlier on 
too, e.g. with Chemi-Con SXF parts and several other ones from various 
reputable manufacturers in early 1990s.


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