[SunHELP] Setting up v480 term console.

John Kennedy ennoil at yahoo.com
Wed Sep 14 10:54:47 CDT 2005

What terminal software are you using to connect? If
you are using minicom on a Linux box you can use
<Ctrl> + a then f to send a break. If you are
connecting through a terminal server then <Ctrl> + ]
then "send brk".
I don't do Windows so I can't say how Hyper Term
works. If it is a Windows box, boot to Knoppix and use

--- viet nguyen <viet_nguyen14 at yahoo.com> wrote:

> Hi all,
> We just bought sunfire v480 , I am trying to get to
> OK prompt , connected to RJ45 cable. I can see the
> system boot up and boot screens were displayed.I can
> not  Ctrl+Pause.break to get to  OK prompt , but
> nothing shows up and it just sits there. Can't input
> anything. Only thing I'm able to do is a manual
> reset. 
> I think I know which of the OpenBoot Variables I
> missed, however, I can't get back to the OK prompt
> to change it. 
> So, does anyone by chance know of a way I might be
> able to get to the OK prompt?
> Or of a way to reset all the OpenBoot variables to
> their defaults? Maybe a jumper to remove and
> replace? I'd rather not take the battery out (or
> something similar) to clear the memory like you
> would the BIOS of a PC. 
> Any ideas are much appreciated,
> Viet Nguyen
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