[rescue] When your battery has died

Carl R. Friend crfriend at rcn.com
Tue Oct 4 16:01:55 CDT 2005

   On Tue, 4 Oct 2005, Sheldon T. Hall wrote:

> As I understand it, when the NVRAM battery dies on older Suns,
> like the IPX/LX/Classic/etc.  [...]
> ... but what about older SGIs, like my Indigo2s, Indys and
> Challenge L?  Same deal?  Will they boot with a dead NVRAM battery?

   I'm not sure about the newer kit  :-) like Indys and Challenges,
but the original Indigo refuses to boot if the battery is flat.

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