[rescue] SPARCstation 1

Joost van de Griek joost at jvdg.net
Sat Feb 7 06:11:54 CST 2004

On 2004-02-06 16:21, Patrick Finnegan wrote:

>> Also, would this explain why with one framebuffer I get a white
>> screen, while with two (known good) others, no image whatsoever?
> I *think* so, but I haven't used an SS1 with (or without) a monitor in
> quite a while.  However, if you're not getting a sync signal with the
> 'two other' framebuffers, that means that they're not getting
> initialized, and there's something wrong with the SS1.  You might want
> to make sure that everything (including the NVRAM) is well-seated.  All
> the sparcs that I've played with the NVRAM on wouldn't boot unless it
> was firmly inserted... I'd check that first.

Thanks. I'm pretty sure the NVRAM is dead on this thing (it's the original
from 1989, I'd be surprised if it were still working). I'll fiddle around
with that some more.

Save the trees - eat a beaver.
Joost van de Griek

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