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Re: Sparc IPX NVRAM



On Thu, May 16, 2002 at 06:40:45PM -0400, Owen B. Mehegan wrote:
> When I first got my Sparc IPX and booted it up, it told me that the NVRAM
> was dead, etc. I've dealt with this before, so I bought a new NVRAM chip
> from Mouser Electronics. The only problem was, once I installed the new chip
> and reprogrammed it, the system still didn't boot properly. When I turn it
> on, it stops and says that the POST failed, and I should replace the NVRAM.
> It also only checks 1M of RAM, although there is 64 in the system. If I tell
> the system to boot from the OpenBoot prompt, it works fine after that, but
> will never automatically boot the OS.
>

check your eeprom settings for diag-switch (should be no) and auto-boot
(should be yes).  If you can email values for all of them, that'd be
useful to compare.



Dave


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