NVRAM resuscitation (Was Re: SPARCstation 20 with SCSI2SD)

ethan at 757.org ethan at 757.org
Wed Nov 28 08:43:01 CST 2018

> As an aside - once upon a time I worked for a company that made their own 
> Sparc boards to fit inside a supercomputer and several of them were inside 
> secure military/government establishments. Sometimes a board would fail and 
> have to go back for a fix - and then the RTC/NVRAM chip had to be removed 
> because - you know, those 64 bytes of battery backed RAM might just hold some 
> state secret or something...
> Fun days.
> -Gordon

Surprised they knew about it!

: Ethan O'Toole

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