[ILUG] Alpha Server 1200..bit of a silly question
paul at clubi.ie
Sat Sep 8 18:38:06 IST 2001
On Fri, 7 Sep 2001, Robert Gallagher wrote:
> in that it doesnt support booting from CD but I cant seem to get
> into the bios screen to check any of this. The users manual says
> holding down F2 at boot time will do this but it doesnt seem to,
> the system just goes straigh into Tru64.
if the system runs Tru64 then the "bios" is SRM. At some stage prior
to booting of Tru64, you'll see a white:
prompt against a blue screen. that is the SRM prompt. go to
www.alphalinux.org and read the SRM docs for a quick intro on it.
Read the other docs too, ie the FAQ and the HOWTO.
The AS1200 also possibly has a "Alphabios", used for booting NT. at
the SRM prompt type in "set os_type NT" and reset the machine to
> Anyone had any experience with these servers?
not i, if using RedHat, consult axp-list at redhat.com for more help.
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