[rescue] Origin 200 slave to single master conversion

Nick nick at pelagiris.org
Fri Jun 10 12:13:01 CDT 2005

That's all you have to do.  If it's not booting you probably either
flipped the wrong dip switch, or have another problem.  Where are you
located?  I've got a few o200s and can test components.
On Fri, Jun 10, 2005 at 10:19:04AM +0200, Jochen Kunz wrote:
> Hi.
> I am giving up with google. I got an Origin 200 that was previously the
> slave node in a dual node configuration.
> How do I configure a slave Origin 200 to be a single stand alone master
> node?
> I already switched the dip switch on the MSC board. I can now talk to
> the firmware, get into the command monitor, start an instalation, ...
> I reseted the PROM variables when I got the machine in the hope to fix
> the hang with "resetenv", "update" and "init".
> I tried with different disks and it still hangs at:
> Creating miniroot devices, please wait...
> When booting the instalation tools miniroot.
> It is not completely hang at that point. I can press the power switch
> and then I get messages from the kernel. It drops to a shell until it
> actually powers down. It looks like it tries to probe something, gets
> stuck and just waits for somthing.
> Is there a way to speed up the self test? The machine needs ages to
> fsck its 2 GB of RAM when the PROM displays:
> Testing/Initializing all memory ...
> -- 
> tsch|_,
>        Jochen
> Homepage: http://www.unixag-kl.fh-kl.de/~jkunz/
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