[rescue] Re: Rescued: Origin 200

Thomas Gallaway tgallaway at comcast.net
Wed Dec 4 09:29:05 CST 2002

> Oh. I forgot to add. I discovered an interesting gotcha for doing
> diagnostics on a 'Craylinked' Origin 200.
> The serial console on the slave system is _completely_ disabled. Since 
> I
> didn't have access to google this afternoon I spent around 3 hours 
> trying
> to coax an output from the slave system (picked first at random). I 
> tried
> making different console cable adaptors (RJ45-DB9 shells), changing 
> system
> parameters in minicom, swearing, rebooting the system, sending console
> break signals etc etc. None of these do a thing. Well except the 
> swearing
> which helps dissipate operator tension :-)
> I've since learned that there is a set of unmarked jumpers under a 
> (screwed
> down) access panel on the rear of the server which set the Craylink
> master/slave status for each node.
> Oh - the other I forgot to say that I also picked up two O2 systems 
> through
> an unrelated deal on Monday. As far as I can tell (from the system 
> serial
> numbers) they are both 300MHz R12K systems with 128MB RAM and 4GB disks 
> :-)
> However I won't find out till late next week as they both need to be
> brought back from Australia. More details when I get my hands on the 
> systems.

Thay made o2's in r12k model's? Didn't know that... Or do you mean 
octane 2's hehe... Cause o2's are the smaller funkier looking 

> Regards,
> Gavin
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