[rescue] booting onyx - only mouse pointer shows
Francisco Javier Mesa-Martinez
lefa at ucsc.edu
Thu Oct 30 11:01:39 CST 2003
On Thu, 30 Oct 2003, Thomas Gallaway wrote:
> Is the mouse moving when you move the mouse? I do not know for a fact
> but are you sure you plugged into the correct video output. As far as I
> remember the Onyx RE has 2 video channels? Maye your plugged into
> the 2nd one.
No, Onyx RE2 has only 1 video channel. Make sure from the tty prompt that
console is set to G (for graphics) and that all the boards are correctly
inserted and seated properly. It is a common occurence for Onyxen for
their boards to get a tad loose while being transported.
> On Oct 30, 2003, at 11:37 AM, Walter
Belgers wrote: >
> > Hi,
> > I just rescued an Onyx Reality Station (nice :)
> > The system boots and I get a login prompt on tty1. However, all I get
> > on
> > the monitor is a blank screen with a red mouse pointer. I have attached
> > the correct keyboard. In fact, I was able to log in as guest on tty1,
> > and after typing guest^Mguest on the keyboard, I noticed another guest
> > being logged in via X. Still nothing but a red mouse pointer. Does this
> > sound familiar to anybody? I use an SGI GDM-20E21 monitor. It's not the
> > monitor cable.
> > Cheers,
> > Walter.
> > --
> > Walter Belgers "Si hoc signum legere potes, operis boni in
> > rebus
> > walter at belgers.com Latinis alacribus et fructuosis potiri potes!"
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