[rescue] SS20 recovery
Jonathan C. Patschke
jp at celestrion.net
Wed Sep 24 16:22:23 CDT 2003
On Wed, 24 Sep 2003, Andrew Weiss wrote:
> Short of going to buy a serial cable for the office, is there any quick
> way to wipe out the NVRAM portion on an SS20 that is keeping any
> display from going to the frame buffer (neither Turbo XGX nor built-in)
Plug in a keyboard and hold down Stop-N while you turn on the power.
Assuming you don't have security set on it, that will reset all NVRAM
values to factory defaults.
> The machine is booting.
If Stop-N doesn't work, you probably have security set. Boot into
Solaris and run the following command as root to disable security
before trying again:
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