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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
run after setting the default input/output to the serial port,
the soon-to-be-reinstalled video adapter.
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