[rescue] booting onyx - only mouse pointer shows
jdboyd at ohno.mrbill.net
Thu Oct 30 11:08:38 CST 2003
On Thu, Oct 30, 2003 at 06:00:36PM +0100, Walter Belgers wrote:
> Joshua Boyd wrote:
> > > being logged in via X. Still nothing but a red mouse pointer. Does this
> > Do you know how the machine was used? Off the top of my head, it sounds
> > like it was reconfigured by the previous owner to be that way for a
> > reason. I wouldn't know how to easily put it back. I'd recommend just
> > reloading the OS.
> Ehm.. how do I reload the OS when I can't see/use the diagnostics menu?
Erm, unplug the monitor, keyboard, and use a serial cable? I'd suggest
running the onboard diagnostics before actually doing anything to the
disk. Better yet, if you have spare disks, remove the original, and
install to a new one. That way, just in case, you can still go back to
the old one.
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