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o Re: Bringing a Sunfire v240 back to lifeViktor Madarasz

Re: Bringing a Sunfire v240 back to life


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 by: Viktor Madarasz - Mon, 14 Jun 2021 06:10 UTC

On 10/16/20 6:35 AM, Julián Nuñez wrote:
> On Friday, October 16, 2020 at 12:16:26 AM UTC-4, Scott wrote:
>> On Thursday, October 15, 2020 at 3:34:31 PM UTC-7, Julián Nuñez wrote:
>>> sc> showfru
>>> sc> showenvironment
>>> No environmental devices present
>>> showlogs -v shows a message saying something about bad pinout in seemprom 0xa8, can't determine system type. (I can get the full logs if needed).
>>> When I try to do any other command (console, bootmode, etc) it says the command was ignored because the admin password is not set and asks me for one. Then the same thing happens (like if the password was not saved).
>>> Any ideas?
>>> Thanks and take care,
>>> Julian.
>> I think you're looking for:
>> sc> poweron
>> sc> console
> When I try
> sc> console
> I just get a message saying to press #. to return to ALOM. No other messages.
> when I try
> sc> poweron
> It says poweron is disabled because no SCC card is present.
>> For hardware issues you might have more luck posting to comp.sys.sun.hardware for now.
> I didn't know that existed, will definitely try there as well, thank you.
>> In any case, the V240 were solid and long-lived. I don't think
>> you'll get far without an SCC card. That has its MAC addresses
>> on it.
> I am getting an SCC card this weekend so hopefully this will help. However those messages about the seeprom and the empty 'showfru' have me concerned.
> Basically what I'm trying to do is get to the ok> prompt to be able to boot from the CD IDE (that I'm getting this weekend as well).
> No luck getting the ok> prompt however.


did You manage to sort this out eventually ( with the SCC Card and CDROM



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