[rescue] looking for SGI Indigo 2 system

Marcin 'Rambo' Roguski rambo at id.uw.edu.pl
Thu Aug 19 11:47:52 CDT 2010

On Thu, 19 Aug 2010 10:44:36 -0600
Robert Darlington <rdarlington at gmail.com> wrote:

> I believe like the Indigo, the MAC address is stored on the NVRAM chip
> and can be modified, or at least transferred over to a new system.  I'm
> real rusty so hopefully somebody else can chime in.  I haven't even
> looked at my Indigo 2 in about 5 years, let alone opened it up.

you are correct, the MAC is stored in NVRAM, dubs as machine serial number, 
and can be set from PROM monitor (as a side note, like Suns, old machines 
won't boot because of that is the NVRAM chip (Dallas) dies.

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