[rescue] need (physical) key for Sun SPARCserver 1000e

Jerry Kemp sun.mail.list47 at oryx.us
Wed Feb 8 23:41:22 CST 2017

Hello Andrew,

Thank you for that information.  That is an actual part number, and a list of 
other equipment that shared that key.  That significantly widens the field.


On 02/ 8/17 07:22 PM, Andrew M Hoerter wrote:
> On 2/8/17 19:04, Jerry Kemp wrote:
>> I came into physical position of a well optioned-out SPARCserver 1000e,
>> accompanied by several SPARC Storage Arrays.
> Congratulations, having a sun4d-class machine is certainly an interesting slice
> of Sun history.  I had a 1000 on my desk in the late 90's, I rescued it from
> retirement and gave it new life as a testing machine.
>> Hoping that someone out there either has a key that they will part with,
>> or, knows of another (presumably Sun) key that will work in the 1000e
>> key switch.
> According to my field engineer handbook, you're looking for part #330-1651.
> This key was shared by the SS1000, SC2000, StorEdge L1000, StorEdge L140,
> StorEdge L400, SPARCstorage Library Model 8/400, 8/140, and possibly other
> hardware of that vintage.
> By the Ultra Enterprise era, Sun had introduced a new part number for the power
> key, so those probably won't work.
> I guess you could also examine the switch mechanism and see if there's some
> identifying mark to narrow down the original manufacturer and obtain a key that
> way, I would assume Sun bought them off the shelf from a 3rd party.
> That's probably not hugely helpful to you, but good luck!
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