[rescue] Ultra 5 NVRAM problems, boot command = bggt

Lionel Peterson lionel4287 at verizon.net
Fri Sep 14 14:24:25 CDT 2007

>From: Ahmed Ewing <aewing at gmail.com>
>Date: 2007/09/14 Fri PM 02:02:33 CDT
>To: The Rescue List <rescue at sunhelp.org>
>Subject: Re: [rescue] Ultra 5 NVRAM problems, boot command = bggt


>I realize this is moot in the current situation because of no network
>device being available (unless a Sun-friendly PCI ethernet card can be
>had). But as long as the flash patches can be presented via a device
>recognized at the OBP level, it will work. As a proof of concept, I
>once pushed a flash PROM update down to an Ultra workstation over the
>network via Jumpstart, and it did fine--the jumpstart boot to the
>patch, that is.

Cool, I didn't even think about that option - good to know...


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