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Testing disks on an Alphaserver

It is possible to use the built in exerciser to test the disks in an Alphaserver from the console.

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Switch Alphaserver Console modes

Even though I normally use my Alphaserver DS10 as a Linux workstation with a locally connected screen, keyboard and mouse there are times when I want to use the serial console, particularly when running VMS which doesn’t support my graphics … Continue reading

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Configure Serial Console on an Alphaserver

If you configure your Alpha Server to use the serial interface before installing the operating system you will have to explicitly tell the installer to use the serial console when you boot from the install CD.

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