[rescue] Ultra 1 no video...
fdion at atriumwindows.com
Thu Oct 9 09:55:44 CDT 2003
the STOP-N trick didn't work. So I did unplug the keyboard and got the
console on the serial port. It gets to the point where the kernel
panics, and I get two registers dumped. It then attempts to reboot if i
hit a key, and again the same... Doesn't sound good.
I can reinstall the OS I guess, but I suspect this is going to fail if
the card is bad. I guess if it does, I know for a fact. Anybody has a
UPA Creator 3D?
Curtis H. Wilbar Jr. wrote:
>I doubt it would be this, but maybe the output-device setting got
>toasted in the NVRAM.... try turning on your system while holding
>down STOP-N until you get video or your fingers go numb :-) (
>if you get video, here the system start to boot, etc you can take
>your fingers off STOP-N). You do need to hold it for a good minute
>or so depending on the system.
>If that doesn't work...
>Leave the Sun keyboard unplugged. Use a null modem cable on the serial
>port at 9600N81. With the keyboard not plugged in the system should
>redirect console input/output to the first TTY port.
>This will at least allow you to get into the OBP.
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