[rescue] SGI Crimson boot sequence?

Andrew Weiss ajwdsp at cloud9.net
Mon May 31 21:46:45 CDT 2004

On May 31, 2004, at 3:39 PM, Francois Dion wrote:

> Looks similar to mine, except I only have 14 slots as this is a 
> deskside.
I meant the same machine internally (arch) and cards-wise.  I also had 
the deskside box.

>> I think it's supposed to go to a ROM prompt (terminology failing 
>> here).  It's a menu of like 5 items and/or it auto-boots the OS.
> That's what I tought, but of course it's not happening. I tried 
> connecting to the serial port and I'm not getting anything either. A 
> crimson only needs pin 2 -> pin 3, pin 3-> pin 2 and groung to ground 
> (pin 7 on the crimson side and pin 5 on the laptop side) right, like 
> an Onyx or Challenge?
I don't really know.  I never had to hook a serial terminal up.  My 
graphics head always worked from the start.


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