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Switch to SRM console and Keyboard problems?

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The Question is:

I have a AlphaStation 200 4/166 (PB41A-DB). It had firmware v5.1 running NT
 4.0. I now what to run VMS 7.2-1 on it. I can convert the consold over to SMP
 and boot VMS, however when it ask for the time set I have no keyboard working.
  I ordered the v5.9 fi
rmware, installed it and I get the same problem. The keyboard is a PCXAL-AA. On
 rebooting I get the keybard back till it asks for the time again.

The Answer is :

  Please follow the steps in the OpenVMS FAQ for switching from
  AlphaBIOS/ARC over to the SRM console.

answer written or last revised on ( 9-APR-2001 )

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