[rescue] RS/6000 7012 370

Sridhar Ayengar ploopster at gmail.com
Fri Jun 13 10:28:59 CDT 2008

Halford Johnson wrote:
> Hi everyone,
>           I am really enjoying this list so far, the discussion is pertinent
> and everyone seems to know that old does not necessarily mean obsolete or
> less useful.  I am running into a brickwall with my RS/6000 machine. Even
> google doesn't know much about using these beasts.  I am trying to somehow
> get a session with it, it turns on and the drive spins and ram counts, but
> the problem is that the first digit of the 3-digit LCD is broken, so I don't
> know what the full codes are it gives.  I have tried to get a serial session
> with it, to no avail (although my serial cable is seriously hacked together
> - a 5-cable monstrosity that may not even work).  I have tried hooking up a
> VGA monitor to the framebuffer with an IBM keyboard hooked up, nothing there
> either.  I am wondering if anyone knows if I am missing something?  A jumper
> maybe to enable VGA output or serial console?  Anything, I am running out of
> ideas and this machine is about to go in the "cool, but useless to me"
> pile....

What are the last two digits?

Peace...  Sridhar

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