Subject: Re: Autobooting?
To: systems engineer <>
From: =?ISO-8859-1?Q?Florian_St=F6hr?= <>
List: port-sgimips
Date: 02/21/2004 03:29:55
On Fri, 20 Feb 2004, systems engineer wrote:

> > 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").
> history lesson:
> 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.

cool ;-)