[rescue] dealing with node-locked software on sun4m

Geoffrey S. Mendelson gsm at mendelson.com
Tue Jul 15 23:05:54 CDT 2003

Clayton Wheeler wrote:
> In a corner at work, we have a Sparcstation 10 running a Web site with 
> a node-locked copy of WAIS. This occasionally makes me worry, since 
> WAIS is long-dead, and the Sparc 10 isn't all that new either. Does 
> anyone here know whether, if I had a PROM reader/burner, I could 
> duplicate the PROM, hostid and all, and use another Sparc 10 as a clone?
> Alternatively, does anyone know what became of the commercial WAIS code 
> base or developers?

For SunOS there was a cpuid package that let you set the serial number
and CPUID for a given task. I don't know if it ever made it to Solaris.


Geoffrey S. Mendelson gsm at mendelson.com 972-54-608-069
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