[rescue] Netra T1 105 Problem

Sridhar Ayengar ploopster at gmail.com
Wed Jan 11 18:06:15 CST 2006

J. Alexander Jacocks wrote:
> Sridhar Ayengar <ploopster at gmail.com> wrote:
>>Dan Williams wrote:
>>>On 11/01/06, Sridhar Ayengar <ploopster at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>>I have a Netra T1 105 here that doesn't produce any output on its serial
>>>>ports.  It appears to power up, and it clicks the CD-ROM drive and hard
>>>>drive (left bay), but I never get anything on the serial ports.  Does
>>>>anyone have any pointers as to anything I should be checking?  Is there
>>>>a service manual for this around anywhere?
>>>If you the cable is known to be good (same as a cisco), someone may of
>>>changed the settings. Try a monitor and keyboard and see what you get.
>>I'm not at the machine right now, but I believe that it has neither 
>>graphics nor a keyboard port.
>>And I've tried several cables.
> My suggestion is to pop the cover.  There is an LED display on the inside of the case, facing a plastic divider.  This display is a relic of the Netra CP1500 board used to create the Netra T1/105.  For reference, the LED display will cycle 'H' 'E' 'L' 'P' when the T1 is at the OK prompt.
> I have a T1 in the same condition. :-)

And if it is indeed exhibiting this behavior, is there any way to get it 
to start talking out it's serial port, or is it screwed?

Peace...  Sridhar

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