[rescue] 7044-170 won't boot CD (sorta)

r.stricklin bear at typewritten.org
Thu Aug 30 02:35:12 CDT 2007

On Aug 30, 2007, at 12:00 AM, Mark wrote:

> back. I got exactly the same symptoms - it would just sit at the end
> of the OFW boot screen and not proceed. re-attaching a serial console
> revealed it was still using that as it's control console, and not
> accepting the framebuffer. I got it to switch back eventually after a
> good number of reboots. I don't remember how sadly - sorry :(

'chcons' is the magic you need. It's an AIX command, and is even  

The install CDs don't behave this way; they put up a selection screen  
on all available terminals. Your selection then determines the system  


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