[rescue] needed: u1 NVRAM chip

der Mouse mouse at Rodents-Montreal.ORG
Wed Sep 24 15:00:57 CDT 2008

>> Wait, why do you need a working battery at all?  Can't you program
>> the data by hand and reboot the sucker, without power cycling it?
> If the battery is dead or dying, the data won't be retained on a
> reboot

It won't?  In my experience, data is retained just fine across reboots;
it takes a powerdown to lose it.  But my experience does not include
much U1 work; is the U1 different in this regard?

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