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From: "Leif Sawyer" <lsawyer@...>
Subject: RE: Ultra Enterprise 2 w/ 2GB of RAM
Date: Fri, 31 Aug 2007 13:21:38 -0800
Alex Buell writes:
> Seeing the recent activity on this mailing list, I thought I'd ask.
> I've got an Ultra Enterprise 2 w/ 2GB of RAM and a pair of 
> 300MHz blackbird processors. 
> 
> Sadly, I've just tried to boot the thing up tonight and found 
> it's not working. What I can see is the light on the CDROM 
> comes on and flash a few times, then the display changes to 
> black - that means there is a signal there but there's 
> nothing there to see, even after a few minutes. This box has 
> both a TurboGX and a Creator3D cards in it, both show the 
> same result. 

First thing to do is remove the graphics cards and any keyboards,
then hook up a serial connection to TTYA and see if you get any output.

If you can get a prompt that way, theres some extended diagnostics you
can
run after setting the default input/output to the serial port,
overriding
the soon-to-be-reinstalled video adapter.
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