Subject: Re: SRM question
To: Brian S. Zurbach <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Sean Davis <email@example.com>
Date: 07/13/2003 13:28:49
On Sun, Jul 13, 2003 at 01:14:42PM +0000, Brian S. Zurbach wrote:
> > -----Original Message -----
> > From: Sean Davis <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> > To: port-alpha@NetBSD.org
> > Sent: Sun, 13 Jul 2003 11:17:07 -0400
> > Subject: SRM question
> >How does one disable the check for a mouse on an AlphaStation 600 5/266? I
> >have a keyboard/monitor hooked up to it, but plan to eventually run it
> >headless w/ serial console. Is there a setting in SRM to make it not check
> >for a connected mouse? Or does it do that automatically if kbd/video are
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> IIRC, the machine will automatically redirect output to console if a kb is not sensed, regardless of the message that appears. Right now, the only machine I'm running headless is a SGI Indy, so YMMVV, but I've never known any Alpha to behave differently.
> Have you attempted to address the machine via console unsucessfully?
I don't have a serial cable for serial console ATM, but video/kbd console
works fine. I had to set AUTO_ACTION to boot in SRM, I had (mistakenly)
thought that it was the lack of a mouse that was causing it to (on powerup)
go to SRM but not boot the system.
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