[rescue] Optimal OS for a SS4?
mcguire at neurotica.com
Thu Oct 16 18:36:05 CDT 2003
On Thursday, October 16, 2003, at 07:21 PM, Michel Adam wrote:
> Well, I just got this Sparcstation 4 and would like to get the wisdom
> of the
> on a few questions:
> - What is considered the optimal version of Solaris for it?
> - I know it can run other flavors of Unix, but what would be the main
> advantages in doing so?
> - Is there any way of resetting the NVRAM password, when the existing
> is unknown?
There are several tricks. The one I use is somewhat dangerous but
effective. Remove the NVRAM, power it up, carefully insert the NVRAM
hot, taking care to maintain symmetrical insertion and don't make/break
contacts if you can help it. Then you can zero out the password.
Dave McGuire "My tummy hurts now, but my soul
St. Petersburg, FL feels a little better." -Ed
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