Subject: Re: Too strange. Just too strange.
To: Peter Seebach <>
From: RJF <>
List: port-alpha
Date: 08/10/1999 08:11:52
Peter Seebach wrote:
> Okay, riddle me this one:
> I can't type a pipe to the console on my alpha.  (PC164).
> * It works fine with a directly connected keyboard.
> * It works fine once the system is booted.
> * If I'm using a keyboard connected through a switchbox, and the system
>   hasn't booted, it doesn't work.
> Thus, I can't "show | more", so I can't remember how to set the machine to
> autoboot.

 Did you try ctrl-s and ctrl-q for stop and go? IIRC, that worked for

"To save energy       
 we will temporarily switch off
 the light at the end of the tunnel"
    	          (I don't employ for my speaker)