[Oberon] OS for Sparc 2.
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.  It is also possible to replace the entire encapsulation, which also contains a 32.768 KHz clock crystal. 
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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