[rescue] DECstation 3100 serial console / running OSF/1

Dennis Grevenstein dennis.grevenstein at gmail.com
Wed May 22 08:47:58 CDT 2019


> Am 21.05.2019 um 01:08 schrieb Maciej W. Rozycki <macro at linux-mips.org>:
> I'm sorry for the late reply, I've been bad with catching up with mailing
> list traffic recently.  I can see no further input however, so in case you
> are still looking for assistance here's what I have to add.
> You previously wrote:
>> This works in general, but always fails at:
>> KN01 V6.71
>> 7..6..5..4..3..
> so the failing test is #3, which is the keyboard and mouse according to
> documentation.  You mentioned you had a mouse loopback connected.  Do you
> also have one for the keyboard?  I have experience with neither, I have
> always used real devices instead, but both interfaces have to be wired

It does not change when I attach the keyboard. I donbt have a
loopback connector for the mouse port. I just attached a real

> Also you'll need working Ethernet for the next step, i.e. test #2.
> Again a loopback on the AUI socket or a terminated T-connector on the BNC
> connector should do, with the interface selection switch set accordingly,
> although again I've only ever used a real connection, with a 10BASE-T
> transceiver wired to a continuously operated network switch, making sure
> the SQE signal has been enabled in the transceiver.

Yes, I took care of that.
My idea was that the particular version of the firmware was too old.
I heard from several people that it should b
just workb
 with V7.


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