[rescue] Indigo2 prom password

Benjamin Gardiner cvisors at gmail.com
Thu May 27 00:54:38 CDT 2004

On Wed, 26 May 2004 23:36:41 -0500, Geoff Koehler <koehler at shaw.ca> wrote:
> Hi All,
> Well, I just rescued 2 SGI Indigo2's from the local university surplus today for the princley sum of $20 (for both!).  One even has a gallileo video option with the beakout box and all cables :).  Anyway, Ive just discovered that they both have the prom password set.  Before I try the brute-force method, does anyone know how to clear it??  Gerhard??
> Thanks in advance.
> --
> Cheers,
>         Geoff.

Hi Geoff,

Do you have the root password for the machines? as I belive you can
reset the prom password using the nvram command, but I can't remember
the exact way to do it.


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