[rescue] GSOD (green screen of death) on DEC Multia

Larry Snyder rescue at sunhelp.org
Wed Jun 20 17:36:14 CDT 2001

Dead battery.  BT,DT.  Rat Shack has them (or did).

Robert Novak <rnovak at indyramp.com> wrote:
> I websearched for this, but can't find anything useful. I have a DEC 
> Multia VX40 at home, and when it boots I get a light green screen with a
> cursor at the lower left corner... nothing more. On the 17" at home the
> screen rolls like a 70s television.
> I got a new one at a local auction today, booted it into the ARC firmware,
> changed it to OSF SRM and it gave me the same result (green screen). I'm
> using a Sun 21" aperture grille monitor, and it doesn't roll...
> Oddly enough, I left it powered off for a while and it came back up to ARC
> Multiboot. Dead battery? Any other ideas?
> --Rob
> Robert Novak, Indyramp Consulting * rnovak at indyramp.com * indyramp.com/~rnovak
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