[SunRescue] PROM is stupid, why?
james at foonly.com
Tue Jun 13 23:14:47 CDT 2000
On Tue, 13 Jun 2000, Gregory Leblanc wrote:
> So why is the boot OS on my SS2 here quite so stupid? :-) I fired it up,
> went into the new command mode, and told it 'test /memory', and it tested
> 0MB of memory. Once I set the diag-switch? to true, and ran test /memory,
> it does what one would expect. Anybody know the logic behind this?
You probably have "selftest-#megs" set to 0 to speed up POST. Diag mode
overrides this parameter.
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