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Re: pwdb

To: Srinivasa Prasad Thirumalachar <sprasad@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: pwdb
From: Ralf Baechle <ralf@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 2 May 2000 23:25:15 +0200
Cc: Ulf Carlsson <ulfc@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>, Joan Eslinger <wombat@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>, linux-origin@xxxxxxxxxxx
In-reply-to: <200005022118.OAA65154@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>; from sprasad@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx on Tue, May 02, 2000 at 02:18:51PM -0700
References: <20000502231412.E2473@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx> <200005022118.OAA65154@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
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On Tue, May 02, 2000 at 02:18:51PM -0700, Srinivasa Prasad Thirumalachar wrote:

> > Silly construction, I don't even know if the damn thing is actually
> > broken or just the content got garbled.  What's worse, PROM and IRIX
> > refuse to set the eaddr in the NVRAM nor can I otherwise ifconfig the
> 
> If the NVRAM is corrupted eaddr may not be set up. Try rebooting the 
> Indy, if the nvram is corrupted it will set it up with a set of
> good defaults which can be changed.

Basically my Indy is all back to defaults with exception of the eaddr
which is filled with garbage that isn't a legal Ethernet address.

  Ralf

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