Subject: Re: Running silent
To: Chris Tribo <>
From: Peter C. Wallace <>
List: port-pmax
Date: 02/02/2004 09:59:36
On Mon, 2 Feb 2004, Chris Tribo wrote:

> On Mon, 2 Feb 2004, Carsten Friede wrote:
> > Hi!
> >
> > I've configured my DECstation 5000/133 so far and it runs the way I want
> >   it. But I need the space the screen and keyboard/mouse take.
> > Is it possible to set the error code in the Boot-ROM that way, so it
> > doesn't cause a jump into Boot-ROM, if anything is disconnected?
> > I mean on PC it's also possible to toggle that option off in the BIOS,
> > so a machine, which runs as router can do its job without screen and
> > keyboard.
> 	setenv console s
> will send the console to the serial port until you do
> 	setenv console *

Also depending on your video card you might have to terminate the video out
(in 75 Ohms) or pull the video card (this is true of PMAGB-B at least...)
otherwise you will ge a startup error from the video cards ROM...

> --
> The nice thing about Windows is - It does not just crash, it displays a
> dialog box and lets you press 'OK' first.
> 						-- Arno Schaefer

Peter Wallace