[rescue] Divide and conquer

Daniel de Young daniel at velvetsea.com
Thu Jul 24 13:02:11 CDT 2003

On Thu, 2003-07-24 at 09:29, Andrew Weiss wrote:
> On Thursday, July 24, 2003, at 06:47 AM, vance at neurotica.com wrote:
> >
> > There are many, many PC's that boot without a monitor.  Many of them,
> > however, won't boot without a keyboard.
> >
> > Peace...  Sridhar
> >
> All PC's boot without a monitor... it's old Macs that don't boot 
> without a display on the sense pins... something that can be fooled 
> with a Mac to VGA adapter.

If they didn't, I'd be screwed because I only have 2 monitors and 8

> All PC's I know of won't boot without a video card.  (I've heard there 
> are rare exceptions, but most machines will just BEEP really loudly 
> without a VGA adapter)

I still haven't found one of these rare exceptions.  I did read about
some mobo(s) that are specially designed to run without VGA adapters (if
needed), but they were costly high end units


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