[parisc-linux] J2240 - Almost There...

Matthew Wilcox willy@debian.org
Tue, 13 Nov 2001 00:04:10 +0000

On Mon, Nov 12, 2001 at 07:07:35PM -0500, Craig D. Lansing wrote:
> Today, I rescued a 700/96 and cable from the trash so I'm going to try to
> use it as a serial console to see how far I get.  It's amazing the "junk"
> that shows up in the trash when your HP shop gets bought out by an IBM shop.
> Anybody need a few K580x4's, 4GB RAM, and a couple of fully loaded AutoRaid
> cabinets each?  In the meantime, how do I change the "Command Line" at boot?
> Do I have to "interact" with IPL (almost as bad as having to interact with
> people :-) ?

The K580s are definitely of interest...

Yes, interacting with IPL (or ISL on some models) is how you change
the command line params; you get a nifty little menu and can edit the

Revolutions do not require corporate support.