[rescue] Bypassing Password Protected NVRAM on SS4
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Fri Dec 7 11:42:05 CST 2001
On December 7, Loomis, Rip wrote:
> If you get a box that has its security-mode set to
> "command", then all you have to do is substitute your
> preferred boot device for whatever it's trying to use...
> I've been able to set a CD-ROM to SCSI target 3 and
> recover a box this way. As long as you can boot off
> a disk with a known root password, you can just do a
> # eeprom security-mode=none
> and you're home free.
> Not saying that the chip-pulling method won't work...
> but there might be a simpler method.
Hmm...a good idea, but personally I think the chip-pulling method
*is* simpler than swapping drives around and moving ID jumpers. YMMV.
St. Petersburg, FL
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