[rescue] Using a Fire V240 as a desktop...

Joshua Boyd jdboyd at jdboyd.net
Mon Nov 29 08:29:17 CST 2010

On Mon, Nov 29, 2010 at 05:04:25AM -0600, Caleb Cupples wrote:
> Just use Stop-A to get to the ok> prompt in OpenFirmware, and then
> just execute "setenv output-device screen" and then "sentenv
> input-device keyboard". Reboot the system, and it should work, and you
> should have the world's noisiest desktop computer.

I find that my V240 is quieter than my HP DL1xx machine, as well as
being quieter than the V210 I briefly had at my house.

Of course, both machines that I've found to be louder were 1U instead of

It is also quieter, just for the heck of comparison, than my NetApp FC-9
disk array (now actually connected to a NetApp).

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