ASPENS DEC/Compaq clone

ASPENS DEC/Compaq clone

Post by hanumanj » Fri, 27 Jun 2003 06:26:19


 a friend of mine gave me an Aspens Systems DEC / Compaq clone , Aspens
 Dual 500 "Twin Peaks" ..

when i boot, i get a blue srm console .. with a blinking cursor in the
upper left corner of the
screen. no matter what keys i hit, (f1, f2 or any other function key or
esc) i get nothing .. no indication that anything is happening.

i have even tried every other key.. to no avail.

thank you for any information to help solve this problem..

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ASPENS DEC/Compaq clone

Post by Islan » Fri, 27 Jun 2003 22:03:43

Hit Ctrl C at the same time

You should then get a >>> prompt

Type this at the >>>

Quote:>>>set console graphics

If this doesn't work, plug a serial cable into serial port 1 (COM1) and log
into it with a VT420 or equiv.
Settings are 9600,8,N,1
Or hyperterm works fine too
(Make sure the keyboard and mouse are not plugged in when you use the serial

You should then get a >>> prompt
Type >>>set console graphics      there and plug the monitor back in

Good Luck !


David B Turner
Island Computers US Corporation
2700 Gregory St., Suite 180
Savannah GA 31404
Tel: 912 447 6622
Fax: 912 201 0402


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