Subject: Re: Building X
To: Izumi Tsutsui <email@example.com>
From: linc <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 07/20/2001 11:21:07
> It falls back to prompt if any hardware check fails.
> The PROM checks whether mouse is present, so if no mouse (or keyboard)
> is connected, it does not boot automatically unless you put
> loopback connector instead.
> I've heard there are some jumpers in the box to disable the check,
> but not sure..
That's what I was going to say to check as well.. There is a prom
variable (console maybe) that tells the machine what kind of console is
supposed to be present. I know I had to change mine to serial....
Wish I was at my Alpha right now - I could give you the variable names to
11:19am up 18 days, 4:52, 4 users, load average: 0.14, 0.58, 0.60