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Re: resetting alom password on v240

On Sun, Aug 23, 2009 at 01:11:36AM +0200, Kurt Schreiner wrote:
> not really NetBSD related, but maybe someone here knows what to do...
> I've got a v240 at work running ALOM 1.6.1 with an admin pw noone knows.
> After powering up, the machine sits at "Please login: " and times out
> after a while showing "Hit #. to return to ALOM" but NO prompt at all.
> (Stays in "poweroff" mode.) So I've no chance applying the "usual"
> procedures documented on Suns web site and all over google.
> Do I really have to call Sun support on monday to send me an new system
> board or are there some other possibilities left I don't know (yet ;-)?
> (Some undocumented trickery with jumpers and/or the battery come to
> mind...)
> Any suggestions anyone, please?

The password (along with a bunch of other configuration settings) is
stored on the System Configuration Card (SCC), it's in a slot on the
front side.  You can get a replacement card.


-- Lubomir Sedlacik <salo@{NetBSD,Xtrmntr,silcnet}.org>   --

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