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Re: How do I move a disk from one 7xxx to another and related matters?

On Tue, Jul 08, 2003 at 06:11:19AM -0700, Chris Tillman wrote:
> On Mon, Jul 07, 2003 at 09:31:25PM +0800, debian@computerdatasafe.com.au wrote:
> > I have a 7300/180 which has errors on /dev/sda. I've tried reinstalling,
> > using a destructive badblocks test to no avail.
> > 
> > Having a 7200/120 that's dead for other reasons I thought a fine idea to
> > move its disk to the first.

> The difficulty with the 7200, and maybe the 7300, is that OpenFirmware
> doesn't drive the screen, so if you want to muck around in there, 
> you have to hook up a tty to the modem port.

The 7300 can be configured to use the system console for OpenFirmware,
according to http://www.penguinppc.org/projects/quik/quirks.shtml -
however the 7200 can't (because apparently OpenFirmware doesn't know how
to talk to its video device).

Derrik Pates

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