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Re: Problems to boot my Sparx IPX

Iñaki Martínez <debian@euskal-linux.org> writes:
>    The IDPROM contents are invalid
>    IDPROM: Unknown format type
>    program terminated
>    OK

Sounds like the battery in your NVRAM chip is dead.  You can file away the
plastic to reveal the contacts and solder on a new battery.  Then you'll
need to reprogram the information in... hopefully you've got a record of
the existing information somewhere :(.

There is an FAQ: a quick search on Google revealed this one - there are


Hope that helps.


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