[rescue] Password reset on SMC TigerSwitch 8624T

Devin Ganger devin at thecabal.org
Sun Jun 3 14:41:19 CDT 2007

On 6/2/07 9:06 PM, "Phil Brutsche" <phil at tux.obix.com> wrote:

> Devin Ganger wrote:
>> Anyone here know any tricks? I can always opt for the "return to SMC" route,
>> and since it's a new acquisition it's not like I'm depending on it for any
>> sort of networking. Still, I'd rather take a few minutes to tweak it and get
>> it running.
> Depending on if it is a V1 or V2 unit "return to SMC" may be the
> *official* solution.

It's a V2.
> In the manual it shows that you can reset the unit to factory defaults
> over the serial port, have you tried that (you didn't explicitly say...)?
> http://www.smc.com/files/AD%5CMN_8624T_V1_MAN.pdf
> http://www.smc.com/files/AI%5CMN_8624T_V2_MAN.pdf
> It's listed under "upgrading firmware via the serial port".

...which is referred to in both manuals, but is only actually listed in the
V1 manual. And when I try the procedure it look like the switch just isn't
listening for the Ctrl-F keystroke.

Devin L. Ganger <devin at thecabal.org>
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