[rescue] needed: u1 NVRAM chip

Robert Darlington rdarlington at gmail.com
Wed Sep 24 15:57:16 CDT 2008

I personally can't wait for my 7 year old email servers to die.  The $BOSS
will get the message that skimping on IT will significantly hurt the company
when things go wrong.

When the day comes, I'll be posting a lot of HP DL380 G1's!

On Wed, Sep 24, 2008 at 2:54 PM, Bill Bradford <mrbill at mrbill.net> wrote:

> On Wed, Sep 24, 2008 at 04:04:23PM -0400, Patrick Giagnocavo wrote:
> > Wouldn't the real hackery be to use an expect script, to determine when
> > the machine has been rebooted (the expect script watches the OBP prompt
> > and console over serial), then have the expect script program the right
> > data, then have it continue booting the system?
> That's WAY more effort than I'm going to go to.  8-)
> That's a LOT more work than calling up the end user/system owner and saying
> "It's Dead, Jim."
> Bill
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> Bill Bradford
> Houston, Texas
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