Re: undone by a dead CR2032 button cell
I have old Permedia 2 and S3 cards for the same reason. :-).
And should the day ever come, heavens forbid, that a card has passed
into the silicon beyond, remember that SRM can boot headless and has a
serial port console on COM1. Different baud rates (9600 or 19200) are
possible depending on the motherboard and SRM port settings. It may need
a nudge with the ENTER key to get the SRM >>> prompt.
Bob Tracy wrote:
Next, boot the machine (still in AlphaBIOS at that point), go into setup
and switch to the Digital UNIX console (SRM), save settings, and reboot.
Now in SRM, at the ">>> " prompt, set pci_device_override as indicated
above. Powered down the machine. Swapped out the video card. Voila!
All is well.
Definitely felt that cannonball whizzing by overhead.