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boot without keyboard

I am trying to get a SUN SPARCstation IPX to boot into Solaris 2.5.1 without a keyboard attached, any ideas?
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ahoffmannCommented:
This was a PAQ at E-E, sorry don't know the URL.
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cwalterCommented:
You need to hook up a console cable to the back of the workstation and then connect it to a serial port on another pc. Then use whatever term program that you use on the second pc and boot up your workstation. Your keyboard and display will come directly to the console which is connected to the serial port.
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ahoffmannCommented:
.. so you can make a dumb-connector:
just connect pins: 4 to 5, and 6 to 8 to 20  if it is a DSUB-25
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cwalterCommented:
If you want me to I can get the exact pin-out. I don't know it off the top of my head, but we order our Sun servers without video card and/or mouse and keyboard. We use the console connection to load the OS and then you can just telnet to it.
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