Subject: Re: Autobooting?
To: None <email@example.com>
From: systems engineer <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 02/20/2004 18:12:25
> If you want it to come up even if NO KEYBOARD ATTACHED, set the variable
> "nogfxkbd" to 1. (Goto command monitor (5), then "setenv nogfxkbd 1").
this prom option was added when the 75' keyboard/mouse/video kit was
found to drain the keyboard supply voltage too low for the keyboard to
be recognized by the prom, even though irix could see it just fine.
along similar lines: some of the older sgi buildings had special closets
with power and a/c and long long cables to the surrounding offices. this
way, a graphics engineer could have a 4D/440VGXT desktop machine.