[SunHELP] problem booting up
Will Mc Donald
sunhelp at sunhelp.org
Wed Jan 31 07:31:25 CST 2001
I seem to remember that stop-N resets the OBP options to boot something like
video, console, network. It's been mentioned on the the list before, have a
browse through the archives or the FAQs (I'd do it for you but I'm actually
busy for a change! :))
----- Original Message -----
From: "Chris Botha @ CTN DDN" <Chris.Botha1 at za.didata.com>
To: <sunhelp at sunhelp.org>
Sent: Wednesday, January 31, 2001 12:38 PM
Subject: RE: [SunHELP] problem booting up
> Init 0 should do.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Kelvin Koh [mailto:kelvin at acks.org]
> Sent: 31 January 2001 09:43
> To: sunhelp at sunhelp.org
> Subject: RE: [SunHELP] problem booting up
> However, I'm unable to get to the "ok" prompt. I held down
> STOP+d keys, break key, STOP+a keys - none of the combination worked.
> Any advice?
> Kelvin Koh
> On Wed, 31 Jan 2001, Chris Botha @ CTN DDN wrote:
> > Hi,
> > At the "ok" prompt, type printenv. Look at your boot-device entry.
> > will most probably point to the net. You need to change this sequence
> > use the disk first.
> > It should look something like this:
> > setenv boot-device disk
> > Regards
> > Chris
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Kelvin Koh [mailto:kelvin at acks.org]
> > Sent: 31 January 2001 08:53
> > To: sunhelp at sunhelp.org
> > Subject: [SunHELP] problem booting up
> > Hi,
> > Whenever I power on my Sun E420R box, it defaults to network booting.
> > used the key combinations as mentioned in the 420R manual, but none
> > referred me to the "ok" prompt.
> > Is there any method which I can use to reset the PROM, so as to allow
> > CDROM booting?
> > TIA.
> > Regards,
> > Kelvin Koh
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