Subject: Re: Building X
To: Izumi Tsutsui <>
From: linc <>
List: port-alpha
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
look for..

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