[rescue] Indy NVRAM DS1386

David Griffith dgriffi at cs.csubak.edu
Thu Jul 22 23:15:45 CDT 2010

On Fri, 23 Jul 2010, Oscar wrote:

> Horacio,
> My old 1386 is out of battery, so my MAC address gets corrupted, the rest of
> the system works fine indeed.
> I bought the 1386 and gave it to a friend for programming, I also gave him the
> old one to read the data and write it to the new one, just as you did.
> But this is as far as I go by now, after powering up the Indy with the new
> 1386 installed, nothing happens, no sound or video, no disk spinning, just the
> red light on the Indy's front.
> As I'm out of ideas and references, I think my next move will be opening the
> old 1386 replacing the battery.
> Looks like it may work.
> http://forums.nekochan.net/viewtopic.php?
> f=10&t=12205&sid=dcd49c1cc1e22e536da0fae8039e334c&start=15
> I will look for the correct battery this weekend.

See also http://www.belgers.com/gigawa.lt/Sun_NVRAM.html for how it's done 
with Suns.  I see that someone did the same trick I did with my IPX.

David Griffith
dgriffi at cs.csubak.edu

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