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* Can not transfer a NIC from an Octane into a Fuel.
 
* Can not transfer a NIC from an Octane into a Fuel.
  
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* In SGI Terms a NIC is a 'Number In Can'. Its looks like a battery but it contains the systemid. The Origin2000 have the same and you can see it when you remove the MSC.
  
  
  
 
[[Category:Computer_Systems]]
 
[[Category:Computer_Systems]]

Revision as of 04:33, 28 November 2010

  • Error message if loose or missing:
       nic_eaddr: Failed to find redable MAC NIC, rc 1
  • Chip 1: Dallas
    • It's called the System Identification Module and it's actually a DALLAS DS1982 "iButton" EEPROM which contains the system ID number.
  • Chip 2: Atmel 24c04.


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  • Also known as System Identification Number in techpub guides.
  • Can not transfer a NIC from an Octane into a Fuel.
  • In SGI Terms a NIC is a 'Number In Can'. Its looks like a battery but it contains the systemid. The Origin2000 have the same and you can see it when you remove the MSC.