[rescue] Serial console on IBM RS/6000 250?
Jonathan C. Patschke
jp at celestrion.net
Sun Feb 22 12:48:42 CST 2004
On Sun, 22 Feb 2004, Todd Carson wrote:
> Yeah, I was afraid of that. I don't have an IBM CD-ROM; my only
> external CD-ROM drives are a Sun (Sony) and a Panasonic.
That'll be a problem, then, if you want to boot from CD.
> Do they use bootp/tftp to netboot (or something else that could be
> set up on Solaris/HP-UX/*BSD), or is it a completely proprietary
I'm pretty sure it's bootp + something wholly proprietary. I haven't
yet found a good technical article about what goes on during RIPL.
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