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Re: PC164UX (ruffian) arc questions

On Tue, 9 Jul 2002, jon wrote:

> > >Does anyone know how to get arc to autoboot, as I want to have the
> > >machine headless?
> > 
> > 
> > Actually on a UX it is not ARC, but ARCS BIOS.
> Well there you go ... I hadn't noticed the "S".
> > Here's the autoboot method:
> > 
> > In order to make the machine autoboot go to the "Edit Environment
> > Variable Set" menu. Choose the default variable set, pick (at the
> > bottom) "Add Environment Variable" menu entry and create two variables
> > called:"AUTOBOOT" and a value of "YES"
> > "COUNTDOWN" with a value of an integer, such as 30
> > This is the time to startup, in seconds.
> > 
> Hmm, that didn't work. Just sits there displaying bios screen. I thought
> it might be because I had two Environment Variable Sets, so I deleted the
> non default one, but no luck.

I have the following environment settings in the default set and the box
boots without intervention after being switched on. I wouldn't try to boot
it without graphics card though ... 

autoboot = yes
autoload = yes
countdown = 10


Juhan Ernits

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