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Re: SPARC 20 firmware error at boot

On Sat, Aug 25, 2001 at 12:14:52PM +0800, Jean-Paul Blaquiere wrote:
> what's probably happened is the internal battery has died.  It is a trivial
> matter to attach a new lithium/NiCad battery to the top of your CMOS chip
> after disconnecting the old one.  All you need is a soldering iron and a
> small hacksaw :)

I ended up pulling an NVRAM chip from an unused SPARC 10.  According to
the SPARC FAQ the SS10 and 20 used the same chip.  Lo and behold, my
SS20 is now happily working again.  Yay!


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