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Re: floppy installation & NVRAM

On Thu, Oct 26, 2000 at 12:28:03PM +0800, Jean-Paul Blaquiere wrote:
> It might also be useful to check if it's just the battery that has died on
> your NVRAM chip.  If you're handy with a soldering iron, then it is a simple
> matter to attach a new battery to the top of the old chip.  The FAQ has
> details on how to do it.
> AU$3 for a battery beats US$25 on a new chip :)

Mouser.com carries NVRAM chips for 12.80 USD. That's shipping and all.
You can find the exact part numbers in the hostid FAQ.

Death didn't answer.  He was looking at Spold in the same way as a dog looks
at a bone, only in this case things were more or less the other way around.
		-- Terry Pratchett, "The Colour of Magic"

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