[rescue] Ultra 5/10 with OpenPROM Password

Mike Hebel nimitz at nimitzbrood.com
Fri Apr 23 18:12:55 CDT 2004

On Friday, April 23, 2004, at 06:00 PM, J. Alexander Jacocks wrote:

> I have an opportunity to get rather cheaply either an Ultra 5 or Ultra
> 10 with a set, unknown PROM password.
> Anybody here know an easy way to break one of these?  The only options 
> I
> am aware of involve ordering a new one from Sun, or hot-swapping a
> module from a system with a good PROM.  The second option would be
> difficult, because I don't have any other U5/10's.

Does the old "Boot, remove NVRAM while live, reset security, replace 
NVRAM while live, reboot" trick work on Ultras?

Mike Hebel

"Bah!" - Dogbert

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