[rescue] 420R boot prom?
patrick at zill.net
Fri Jan 12 12:23:15 CST 2007
On Jan 12, 2007, at 1:08 PM, Lionel Peterson wrote:
>> From: Patrick Giagnocavo <patrick at zill.net>
>> Date: 2007/01/12 Fri AM 11:41:04 CST
>> To: The Rescue List <rescue at sunhelp.org>
>> Subject: [rescue] 420R boot prom?
>> I am being offered a system for parts, a 420R, that has a nice config,
>> but no boot prom.
> Boot PROM? How'd they get it off the MB (and why)? WOuldn't this be a
> soldered-down part, able to be soft-updated?
> Do you mean NVRAM? http://www.memoryx.net/5251430.html
that seems to be the part, yes!
>> Does anyone have a good source for these? Is it relatively easy to
>> install? What things should I watch out for?
> Maybe consider a replacement MB from eBay seller - if that is the only
> expense/problem with an otherwise nice configuration, it might be
> worth the money...
How are they programmed? Do you need a ROM programmer or it is
programmed by some other method?
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