[Oberon] OS for Sparc 2.

Skulski, Wojciech skulski at pas.rochester.edu
Tue Jul 21 18:46:33 CEST 2020

>Yes.  Ref. 2nd paragraph in https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/SPARCstation_2#NVRAM

It does not say "replace the crystal". It says:

Due to incompatibilities with modern M48T02s, it is common to modify failed NVRAMs by cutting into the encapsulation and patching in a new battery. [3] It is also possible to replace the entire encapsulation, which also contains a 32.768 KHz clock crystal. [4]

It means either cut the box and replace the battery, or replace the whole box, which also happens to contain the crystal. Even though the crystal is perfectly OK.


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