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Re: Automatic power-on

On Sat, Aug 31, 2002 at 09:59:31PM -0400, Eric C. Cooper wrote:
> On CUDA-based PowerMacs, this will set it to "file server mode" (i.e.,
> automatically reboot upon restoration of power):
>     echo -ne '\001\023\001' > /dev/adb
> This Apple tech note was helpful in finding the magic '\023' that
> enables "server mode":
>     http://developer.apple.com/technotes/tn/tn1079.html
> It looks like sending "\001\023\000" should do the reverse, telling it
> to be a "standard personal computer" rather than a "file server", but
> I haven't had the need to test this.

I should have read further down the thread before responding. This
does work for me. Is this something that is relatively permanent as
long as I don't echo the second string above?

Ron Golan
GPG key http://home.attbi.com/~rgolan/gpg.asc

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