[rescue] needed: u1 NVRAM chip

Jonathan C. Patschke jp at celestrion.net
Wed Sep 24 19:34:29 CDT 2008

On Wed, 24 Sep 2008, Bill Bradford wrote:

>> I had that same problem at $ork.  There is, however, a neat little tool
>> you can run that dumps a new hostid into /dev/kmem, and it even works
>> on Solaris 10.  I retired a couple of SPARCstation 2 (!!) systems in
>> 2006 and replaced them with V210s.
> So you replaced old but reliable machines with boxes known to blow
> ethernet and LOM ports? 8-)

Yep.  Of course, we didn't know how bad they were until after we were
already using them.

Jonathan Patschke | "There is more to life than increasing its speed."
Elgin, TX         |                                   --Mahatma Gandhi
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