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Re: Bring Out Yer' Dead... Dead Sparcs That Is.

On Sat, Oct 14, 2000 at 09:10:38AM -0400, Cory Snavely wrote:
> Check your keyboard connections, both at the motherboard and at the
> keyboard. If the keyboard is connected, you should hear a beep (from the
> keyboard) at power-on.
> It is possible that's what's causing it not to boot is that it's in diag
> mode. Without console output from the PROM, you're not going to be able to
> determine that or change it.
> If your keyboard connections can't be fixed, and you really can't find
> another type-4 or type-5 keyboard, then you may want to unplug that entirely
> and go with the serial port. If you can get the PROM prompt, and if my guess
> is correct that it's in diag mode, then the commands you want are
>   setenv diag-mode? false
>   reset
> Good luck!

Either that or it is booting, but is sending out/in to the serial
(expecting a serial console).

/  Ben Collins  --  ...on that fantastic voyage...  --  Debian GNU/Linux   \
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