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Re: SRM troubles

On Thu, May 12, 2005 at 09:51:56PM -0400, Neil Roeth wrote:
> One more idea - is it possible that the machine is set up to use a serial
> console?  Maybe that is supported under SRM and not AlphaBIOS, which is why
> the display worked under AlphaBIOS.  Mine was set to use the serial console
> when I got it.  I used a null modem cable between the XP1000 and a second
> machine and ran minicom on the second machine.  You could try that and see if
> you get anything in minicom when you power cycle it.

Often it helps in this case to move the mouse and hit some keys. If
you get a prompt then, this is the cause.



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