[rescue] I got a new Octane! Why can't I talk to it?

Carl R. Friend crfriend at rcn.com
Wed Apr 4 06:15:47 CDT 2007

    Shel writes:

>> When I boot up, I get the light on the front turning red for
>> a while, and then white.
> I believe that means it has passed its self-test.

    Yes, that's the case.  Except for mine where the red light comes
on for a bit and then the panel goes dark.  Why does one suppose SGI
decided to use (two) incandescent bulbs in that instead of a green
(or even amber) LED or two?

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