[rescue] Sun Blade 1500 firmware password

Mike Loewen mloewen at cpumagic.scol.pa.us
Thu May 20 09:09:59 CDT 2010

On Thu, 20 May 2010, Patrick Finnegan wrote:

>> Pull the NVRAM out while the machine is on? That's crazy. You're
>>  supposed to pull it out with the power off. You plug it *in* with
>>  the power on.
> Uh, this doesn't work on an Ultrasparc machine that I've tried it on.
> Have you tried it on anything newer than Sun4m?
> ...
> Trying the "hot plug" chip method on Ultrasparcs has only got me busted
> NVRAM chips in the end.

    I've successfully "hot plugged" the NVRAM on an Ultra 10.

Mike Loewen				mloewen at cpumagic.scol.pa.us
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