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Re: hmmm...

Subject: Re: hmmm...
From: Frieder Streffer <>
Date: Fri, 16 May 1997 13:51:29 +0200 (MET DST)
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On Fri, 16 May 1997, David Monro wrote:

> Turns out I actually own a DECstation 3100. I'm not sure how much use it is
> though - it may not work properly. Does anyone know what it means when it
> counts down to 3 and then says failure - press reset to continue?
> Can these handle a serial console? (somewhere I have an adapter cable for the
> stupid DEC serial port). If so, how do I make it use it - especially as I have
> no keyboard to plug into it at all as far as I know, so I can't set stuff in

Jep, no keyboard (and propably no mouse), that's your problem, that causes 
the self test to stop at ..3 as far as I remember. 
> the environment or anything useful like that... or does it take the same
> keyboard as the 5100/2xx series?

As far as I know the 3100 and the  5100/2xx have the same keybords (both 


>       David

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