[rescue] Newbie question about IBM P5s (AIX)
pat at computer-refuge.org
Thu May 31 09:39:54 CDT 2007
On Thursday 31 May 2007 06:05, Clemson, Chris wrote:
> > On non-IBM terminals (including your HyperTerminal session), the
> > function-keys don't work, so it uses ESC-# instead. So when you're
> > hitting ESC-0, you're sending F10, which is IBMese for "exit". Try
> > ESC-4, which is F4 which is IBMese for "select from list".
Err, I think you mean "Enter", to "enter the changed values", which is
what the poster was asking about.
> Thanks for the reply. What would be the preferable emulation to use?
> there's about a screenfull of choices when it boots.
> > The p510 is a pretty nice box.
> Yes, once you figure out the cryptic boot codes on the integral lcd
That's easy, they're listed in the IBM Multibus RS/6000 diagnostics
manual (#380509), and the service manual for the particular machine
you're using (for codes that are of the form Exxxx).
It should be easy to find either from IBM's pSeries hardware
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