Re: AlphaServer 4100
>From a OPEN-VMS FAQ:
The full list of AlphaBIOS key sequences:
(Plus) + upselect (some systems)
(Minus) - downselect (some systems)
TAB down arrow
SHIFT+TAB up arrow
>>>I have acquired an old DEC AlphaServer 4100. I am attempting to
>>>install Debian Alpha on it, but I can't seem to get the boot process
>>>down. I'd like it to halt at the SRM firmware ("P00>>>" is the prompt,
>>>white text on blue background), but it boots straight into AlphaBios.
>>>Normally this wouldn't be an issue, since AlphaBios notices the lack
>>>of an OS and prompts you to go into Setup and sort that out ("No
>>>Operating System Selections Found Press <F2> to enter Setup and
>>>configure the system. F2=Setup"). However, the problem is that I can't
>>>seem to send any keystroke data to the COM1 backend! No matter which
>>>keys I press, nothing happens.
>>>Anyway, my hope is that some people familiar with this have a way for
>>>me to force a boot into SRM firmware, which I have dealt with before
>>>and from which I foresee little trouble in booting my Debian boot CD.
>>>Here's hoping! Any replies will be appreciated. Thanks in advance!
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