Subject: Re: port-sparc/4823: Dead eeprom screws ethernet on sparc
To: David Brownlee <>
From: Todd Vierling <tv@NetBSD.ORG>
List: netbsd-bugs
Date: 01/15/1998 16:18:12
On Thu, 15 Jan 1998, David Brownlee wrote:

: 	Thanks.. would it be possible to add a link to the NVRAM/Hostid
: 	FAQ from the NetBSD/sparc webpage?

I'll send your request to Paul (sparc portmaster).  BTW, one thing I forgot
was another command you should type at the boot prompt when resurrecting an

ok setenv diag-switch? false

Without this, you'll go through a lengthy diagnostic at every boot and not
just the first one.  :)

===== Todd Vierling (Personal =====
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