NCCC - Sunfire V100 / Solaris
quapla at xs4all.nl
Fri Jan 9 14:38:48 CST 2009
Best way is to install Solrais 8, 9 or 10.
Then install the SUNWlomu, SUNWlomr & SUNWlomm packages
followed by patch 110208-22. Then use the lom tool to
manipulate the lom config to your likings.
BTW, the patch has the latest firmware for the lom, so you
can also upgrade it if wanted.
> Sorry about the lack of true classic computing content to this
> question, but it does relate to a little bit older machine, a
> Sunfire V100...
> I purchased one of these from eBay in hopes of possibly upgrading
> my home firewall and discovered that the machine has a Lights-Out-
> Management (LOM) CPU controlling the main UltraSPARC IIi processor.
> The LOM runs a monitor program (LOMlite) which on this particular
> machine is currently configured to require a login/password when
> communicating with the machine over the console serial port.
>>From seemingly endless google searching, it sounds like I should be
> able to break out of the LOMlite login/password cycle by resetting
> the machine with the JP13 jumper. When I do this, LOM is reset, a
> few seemingly ok diagnostic messages are emitted, and then the login
> password are again requested.
> I was unable to determine if there is some sort of default login
> The only path seems to be to possibly load the PATA IDE hard drive
> with Solaris, and then use the Solaris tools to reset the LOM setup.
> Does anyone on this list have any experience with this machine?
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