[vcf-midatlantic] replacing NeXT battery

william degnan billdegnan at gmail.com
Mon Dec 4 20:57:54 EST 2017


I found that you go into the NeXT ROM monitor and run the p command to
configure.    After  you remove the battery the system defaults to boot off
the network, so you'll have to change the system to boot from the SCSI
drive which they call sd.  I have more details on my site.
Bill

On Mon, Dec 4, 2017 at 8:14 PM, william degnan <billdegnan at gmail.com> wrote:

> Here's a good thread about rebuilding the NeXT after replacing a dead
> battery
> http://www.nextcomputers.org/forums/viewtopic.php?t=3475&sid=
> 9630ef34e48339e2d47ccef05c364b57
>
> I am looking also to see if one has a *working* battery how to back up the
> configuration to diskette or the network or something before the battery
> dies so one can resume without a big thing to rebuild the machine config,
> trying to guess everything I did to get it just right.
>
> Bill
>



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