SMU-base PowerMac and server_mode
r.goyet at gmail.com
Wed Oct 7 22:25:13 EST 2009
On Tue, Oct 6, 2009 at 6:07 PM, Olof Johansson <olof at lixom.net> wrote:
> On Tue, Oct 06, 2009 at 09:11:22PM +1100, Benjamin Herrenschmidt wrote:
> > On Tue, 2009-10-06 at 11:16 +0200, Romain Goyet wrote:
> > > Hi there,
> > >
> > >
> > > I have this Quad G5 here, running GentooPPC64. Runs fine. Had a hard
> > > time getting it to boot without a screen attached, but I eventually
> > > managed to (yaboot was the culprit). However, this machine is
> > > SMU-based, and I couldn't find a way to enable the equivalent of the
> > > PMU's "server_mode" (i.e. automatically reboot after a power failure).
> > > Is there any known way to do that ?
> > I'm pretty sure I reverse engineered the necessary command a while back
> > and somebody wrote a userland tool to set it, but I can't find it
> > anymore :-)
> Yeah, I had one but I have since lost it. I suspect it was on the
> drive of my second quad that I wiped before I sold it, thinking there
> was nothing of value on it. :(
Ha, that's too bad. Do you know if it might be online somewhere ? Maybe an
idea of the right keywords to google ?
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