[rescue] Wanted: SS2 NVRAM

Steve Sandau ssandau at gwi.net
Sun Nov 28 08:28:58 CST 2004

Phil Stracchino wrote:
> On Thu, Nov 25, 2004 at 05:08:40PM -0600, Shawn Wallbridge wrote:
>>On 25-Nov-04, at 1:52 PM, Jochen Kunz wrote:
>>>Possibly. I don't know for sure if the chassis is connected to GND on
>>>old SPARCs. But most likely it is connected to GND. Get out your old
>>Hehehe, that reminds me of one of my SS5's at home. Somehow the chassis 
>>is live with sufficiently high voltage to really hurt. Yet the machine 
>>runs fine so I haven't bothered to replace it. It's kind of funny, it's 
>>my firewall.
> Protected even against physical intrusion!  :)

Hey, maybe that makes it FIPS-140-2 compliant??

And, that comment makes me think of Dave M's exchange with George about 
/dev/ass. I wonder how it would have fit in the original discussion? ;-)


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