[rescue] Rescued Sun servers, now what?!
mouse at Rodents-Montreal.ORG
Sun Feb 19 13:07:56 CST 2012
>> ??? Has an ordinary, old fashioned, analog VGA connector become that
>> outdated by now, that it isn't commonly knowen? ;-)
> Is it a VGA conector, really? I thought it was when I first saw it,
> but I couldn't manage to get any video signal through it on a VGA
> monitor, and so I assumed it was something else. What do I need to
> do to get the console signal going through that VGA conector, please?
(a) Did you have a keyboard plugged in at the time? If there's no
keyboard, Suns will (unless specifically configured otherwise) put the
ROM console on serial port A rather than the video.
(b) Might you have a machine with busted video hardware?
/~\ The ASCII Mouse
\ / Ribbon Campaign
X Against HTML mouse at rodents-montreal.org
/ \ Email! 7D C8 61 52 5D E7 2D 39 4E F1 31 3E E8 B3 27 4B
More information about the rescue