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Interact with SRM console

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Münker
Occasional Contributor

Interact with SRM console

How can i stop the boot sequence to interact with SRM console.
I want to install RedHat Linux to my Alpha Server DS20E. My problem ist to boot from CD-ROM. Therefor you may tell me how to find the SRM command line....

Thanks a lot,
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Orlando Luiz Victorino_1
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Re: Interact with SRM console

To stop at SRM you should press halt after pressing the power button to power on the machine.

After the initial checks the machine will show the "P00>>>" prompt.

Orlando Victorino
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Alexey Borchev
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Re: Interact with SRM console

1) Press Halt button on AlphaServer.
2) If You want to prevent server from booting at poweron automatically, at the SRM console type
>> set auto_action halt
>> show aut*
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Münker
Occasional Contributor

Re: Interact with SRM console

Thank you very much,
it works now!

J;-)
Caesar_3
Esteemed Contributor

Re: Interact with SRM console

Hello!

For the stop at SRM:
Press halt at the start.
Then in a few time (comp check) you will have
the prompt.

Caesar