Subject: Re: losing Control Panel settings?
To: der Mouse <mouse@Rodents.Montreal.QC.CA>
From: John Klos <>
List: port-mac68k
Date: 07/14/2004 22:20:31

> I've got a IIci on which I'm running NetBSD/mac68k.
> However, every time I power it off, when it comes back up, 32-bit
> addressing is disabled in the control panels and the booter refuses to
> boot in consequence.


> Now, it also loses the time when I power down, from which I infer that
> some internal battery is dead or some such.  But how could that affect
> Control Panel settings?  They're saved on disk, no?  Certainly the date
> and time format settings are saved across power-downs; I tried it.

What about the date and time? Are they saved?

I generally buy two AA batteries and a two AA battery holder and solder 
the leads to the mb battery holder. AA are much cheaper, easier to find, 
and last a long time. If you want to get fancy, you can even get lithium 

John Klos