Subject: Re: Sun Blade 100 dead?

What kind of display problem can it be? If i put an XVR-500 into it, then i'll
get a screen?
And what is that known I/O chipset problem? Can i repair it by replacing a chip?

Mark Morgan Lloyd <[email protected]> írta:
>On 06/04/17 17:30, transmail wrote:
>> Hi!
>> I just got my Sun 6 USB keyboard, so finally i could try my Sun Blade 100.
>> However, i cannot enter OBP. The machine seems to be alive: after the power
>> button is pressed, the LED goes green, a short beep emitted, the LED flashes
>> five times and then remains on and the monitor switches on (but remains
>> black). The CD drive ejects on demand and the HDD spins up.
>> However if i try to enter OBP with Stop + A, nothing happens. I tried the
>> diag mode with Stop + D and tried to reset the settings with Stop + N. No
>> avail. I tried Ctrl + Break and Alt + Ctrl + Break, also without avail.
>> Tried to press the power button two times after the beep too. Nothing.
>> If i try to switch the keyboard's LED-s on, nothing happens. I tested the
>> keyboard in my x86 box and it was just fine, everything worked on it.
>> I have no idea what i am doing wrong. Can anyone help me?
>There's a possibility that it's a display problem so check for activity
>on the serial port, but it's probably dead. I've had one do that to me
>and I suspect that there's a known problem in the I/O chipset.
>Mark Morgan Lloyd
>markMLl .AT. .DOT. uk
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