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Re: prom problems on 5000/133

On Mon, 20 Nov 2000, Alexander Schulz wrote:

> I never see anything on my serial terminal, even if I pull out the
> framebuffer. Is it worth a try to use one of the newer kernels? Do they have
> framebuffer-Support for the 5000/133? I will have to check what framebuffer
> is in there.
> The docs say that I should get a >> prompt from the prom, but all I get is
> R>. Is that something different?
> Any Ideas?

You are seeing a restricted prompt and need to do the "Clear NVR" exercise
as described on http://web.inter.nl.net/users/schnecke/mips/nvr.html


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