[SunRescue] fb behavior on SS20

Gregory Leblanc gleblanc at cu-portland.edu
Mon Dec 20 11:10:53 CST 1999

ward at zilla.nu wrote:
> I'm getting some strange fb behavior on an SS20 I recently picked up.  I hooked
> up a kb (type6) and monitor to it, but the monitor never showed a sync.  I then
> connected a serial console, which now shows all output, but the kb is still used
> for input!  This even occurs in openboot.

This is normal, unplug the keyboard, and you should have all I/O be
re-directed to the serial port.

> Ideas?  Help?  I don't know how to tell the size of the nvram dimm, but it looks
> a lot like the other DIMMS in it, and there's nothing in the little side-slots
> to the side of the main dimm sockets.

My understanding was that the FB-VSIMM for the SS20 took up one ram
slot, AND the little "extra" at the end of that slot.  Maybe you don't
have a FB?

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