[rescue] Q: Ultra 1 "idprom contents invalid"...

Bill Bradford mrbill at mrbill.net
Sun Feb 22 13:42:26 CST 2004

If it persists after a "set-defaults", the NVRAM/IDPROM battery is dead.


On Sun, Feb 22, 2004 at 03:07:57PM +0000, Lionel Peterson wrote:
> Powered up an idle Ultra 1-170 (non-e) and while Solaris booted up fine, I got messages about the IDPROM being invalid.
> Now, the POST banner was accurate, so I don't think it is a huge problem, but I'd appreciate some help on what needs to be done to rid this box of that message?
> Is this an indication of a hardware failure or a software (setting) failure?
> Otherwise, the machine is fine - I'm using it right now to send this email!
> Thanks in advance,
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bill bradford
mrbill at mrbill.net
austin, texas

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