[SUMMARY] E250 poweron with no keyswitch

From: Chris Garaffa <chris_at_nilzero.com>
Date: Sun Feb 08 2004 - 10:41:42 EST
Ask a stupid question, get a.... quick and simple answer. Thanks to 
Sydney Weinstein for this: "Plug in a keyboard and hit the power on 
button." I'm not a complete moron, but I hadn't thought about that 
because I'm running the machine via a serial connection to my laptop, 
and I'm absolutely new to this platform, coming from a 10-year Mac 


Chris Garaffa

On Feb 7, 2004, at 10:27 PM, Chris Garaffa wrote:

> Hi all,
> I recently was given a Sun E250. In the process of installing Aurora 
> Linux (that's a story for another day), I unfortunately issued the 
> power-off command at the OBP prompt. This is unfortunate because on 
> the machine, there isn't much left of the front panel remaining. I 
> found the documentation on Sun's site which says "Turn the front panel 
> keyswitch to the Power-on... position," but there's no keyswitch. I 
> have that section (the upper) of the front panel, and coming from the 
> machine is the part that the keyswitch would go into. Bug again, I 
> don't have a keyswitch.
> Is there anything I can do to get this machine to turn on again?
> Thanks in advance, and I will summarize.
> -- 
> Chris Garaffa
> chris@nilzero.com
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