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boot w/o keyboard

Okay, here's one for you. When I boot one of my Ultra-5s without
a keyboard plugged in, the OpenPROM switches to a serial console.
Connecting a keyboard after this point has no effect; no input
will be accepted from it or sent to the screen. This isn't good
for me. I have them on a rack connected to a beowulf cluster, and
I want to simply connect a keyboard and monitor when needed.

What's worse is that the associated console devices don't seem to
work. getty apparently dies immediately- in the daemon.log I get

init: Id "1" respawning too fast: disabled for 5 minutes

for all the virtual consoles. Is there a way to tell OpenPROM to
just carry on normally if it can't find the keyboard?

paul cannon                     paul@cannon.cs.usu.edu
space software lab            http://ssl.usu.edu/paul/
utah state university       OpenNIC: http://paul.geek/
keyboard swiper          info: finger paul@ssl.usu.edu

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