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

Stefan Skoglund Stefan.Skoglund at agj.net
Tue Nov 30 10:16:46 CST 2010

mC%n 2010-11-29 klockan 05:04 -0600 skrev Caleb Cupples:
> On Mon, Nov 29, 2010 at 4:53 AM,  <gsm at mendelson.com> wrote:
> > On Mon, Nov 29, 2010 at 04:31:33AM -0600, Caleb Cupples wrote:
> >>
> >> Please, ignore the last post. I completely forgot about changing the
> >> settings in OpenFirmware, so please, please forgive my newbie moment.
> >> I have it working perfectly now.
> >
> > Please post how, in case the next guy coming along does not have the
> > (as Homer Simpson says) apostrophe.
> >
> > Geoff.
> 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.
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Stop-A ?
How to emit that if the only thing which you have is a PC with minicom
and serial cable between them.

i know perfectly well how to do this with a true Sun type 4 keyboard.
This is about when the only available tool is a serial terminal

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