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Re: magic switch to ARC console?
>> I do sometimes wonder at the engineering prowess of the
>> DEC/Microsoft ARC engineers[...]
> This was an unacceptably glib thing to say. My apologies.
Not _totally_ unwarranted; even if it's buried behind a couple of
"expert mode" selections, I really think there should be a way to reset
the machine from ARC (and SRM too; I haven't looked for it there, so it
might be that SRM doesn't have it either for all I know).
> I fired up my own PWS600au to confirm. The ARC selection is CMOS
> Setup --> F6 (Advanced) --> Console selection: (UNIX) SRM.
That's what I found.
> You may only power down the machine from ARC (F10), but using the
> soft reset on the front panel retains the CMOS.
Then I guess I need to replace the battery. Needing physical access to
bring the machine back from a power-cycle is..a problem, in my setup.
> The battery is [...]
Oh, that's good news. Thank you!
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