[rescue] Sun Blade 100: no video, no beep on poweron

Sridhar Ayengar ploopster at gmail.com
Fri Sep 15 11:06:57 CDT 2006

Micah R Ledbetter wrote:
> On Sep 14, 2006, at 12:55, Lionel Peterson wrote:
>>> From: Micah R Ledbetter <vlack-lists at vlack.com>
>>> Date: 2006/09/14 Thu AM 10:17:22 CDT
>>> To: The Rescue List <rescue at sunhelp.org>
>>> Subject: Re: [rescue] Sun Blade 100: no video, no beep on poweron
>> <snip>
>>> Additionally, it doesn't beep when *no* keyboard is attached, either.
>>> Would that perhaps indicate that the keyboard isn't the (only) issue?
>> Never had a Sun Blade 100, but with my haul of Ultra 1/2/5/10 and  
>> other machines (see earlier post a couple weeks ago), I've found  
>> that STOP-N has brought quite a few _dead_ machines back to life.  
>> Of course, with a PC keyboard you don't have a "stop" key, and I'm  
>> not sure about alternate key combinations to cause the same effect...
> My understanding, again based on the Unofficial FAQ, is that STOP-N  
> (or Ctrl-Brk) doesn't work for USB keyboards. I'll give it a try,  
> though.

On the off chance, have you tried hanging a terminal off of the console 
port?  A Sun Blade 100 will happily send a ^G to a terminal.

Peace...  Sridhar

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