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

Sandwich Maker adh at an.bradford.ma.us
Tue Nov 30 11:09:07 CST 2010

" X-IronPort-AV: E=Sophos;i="4.59,280,1288566000"; d="scan'208";a="154469974"
" From: Stefan Skoglund <Stefan.Skoglund at agj.net>
" mC%n 2010-11-29 klockan 05:04 -0600 skrev Caleb Cupples:
" > []
" > 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.
" Stop-A ?
" How to emit that if the only thing which you have is a PC with minicom
" and serial cable between them.
" PS
" 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
" DS

iirc a serial brk will do it, but some emulators can't send brk.
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