[rescue] sun des chips
lionel4287 at verizon.net
Thu Oct 28 06:34:40 CDT 2004
> From: Per Sandstrom <psand at mac.com>
> Date: 2004/10/28 Thu AM 09:08:00 GMT
> To: The Rescue List <rescue at sunhelp.org>
> Subject: Re: [rescue] sun des chips
> I'm not sure how interesting this ancient DES chips business is for
> most people on the list, but here's a follow-up. Patient readers will
> be rewarded with a subversive Easter Egg from 1985.
> Now being curious, I went to the Sun 2 Multibus Rev R ROM that Matt
> Fredette has posted on his Sun-2/120 emulator page
> % strings sun2-multi-rev-R.bin
> @(#)version.c 2.8 85/02/19 Copyright (c) 1985 by Sun Microsystems, Inc.
> Rev R
> , DES chip
> Love your country, but never trust its government.
> I doubt the line "Love your country, but never trust its government."
> is intended to be spit out on the console. It appears someone at Sun
> added a subliminal protest against the government to the Sun-2
> BootROM code...!
Neat link - I never knew about that project...
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