39.28 Compaq XP1000 (Kurtz)
Kurtz is an older 64 bit Alpha workstation with 1GB of memory, two 9GB hard drives, and a CD reader. The machine originally ran Tru64.
- Haven’t been able to get USB to work. At first, had to enable USB in SRM:
>>> show usb_enable usb_enable OFF >>> set usb_enable on
39.28.1 Kurtz Specifications
|Machine:||COMPAQ Professional Workstation XP1000|
|Network:||Digital DS21143 Tulip rev 65 (tulip0)|
|Disk:||Two RZ2DD-KS (C)|
|Video:||Texas Instruments TVP4020 [Permedia 2] (glint)|
|CD/DVD:||TOSHIBA CD-ROM XM-6302B, ATAPI CD/DVD-ROM drive|
39.28.2 Kurtz Install Log
22.214.171.124 3 June 2005
Install: lang=English, location=Australia, kb=American English, no network, hostname=kurtz, partition first disk as a desktop and second disk as a single partition on /data (9GB as sdb1), write partition changes, reboot.
Default Desktop partition was:
|/||2.6G & sda3|
|/boot||8M & sda2|
|/home||6.2G & sda5|
|swap||251M & sda4|
On reboot SRM starts aboot from where kernel 0 can be booted (i.e., just type 0). Type l for a list of kernels:
aboot> l ... aboot> 0
If you find yourself in SRM you can boot to aboot with:
>>> boot dka0
Root passwd, user account, apt install.
126.96.36.199 Access SRM
Trying to access the SRM (BIOS) console prompt was a bit of a trick. Seems like a Ctrl-C succeeded in the end. F2, nor ESC, nor DEL seemed to work. Once running the SRM we booted from CD with:
>>> show dev ... >>> boot dqa0
The Install worked just fine from that point.
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