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 NetBSD/next68k: Frequently Asked Questions  [[!meta title="NetBSD/next68k: Frequently Asked Questions"]]
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 [[!toc startlevel=4]]  [[!toc startlevel=1 levels=2]]
   
 ### Booting  # Booting
   
 #### How do I get to the ROM Monitor or the debugger?  ## How do I get to the ROM Monitor or the debugger?
   
 You can get to the ROM monitor or break into the debugger (once the  You can get to the ROM monitor or break into the debugger (once the
 NetBSD kernel is running) at any time by hitting both **COMMAND** and  NetBSD kernel is running) at any time by hitting both **COMMAND** and
 the backquote (`` ` ``) key above the `7` on the numeric  the backquote (`` ` ``) key above the `7` on the numeric
 keypad.  keypad.
   
 #### How do I reset the system without pulling the plug?  ## How do I reset the system without pulling the plug?
   
 This is a hard reset -- it does not sync the filesystems first. Press  This is a hard reset -- it does not sync the filesystems first. Press
 the *left* **COMMAND**-**ALTERNATE**-**`*`** keys (where the  the *left* **COMMAND**-**ALTERNATE**-**`*`** keys (where the
 `*` key is to the right of the `/` on the numeric keypad).  `*` key is to the right of the `/` on the numeric keypad).
   
 #### How do I netboot?  ## How do I netboot?
   
 This is now covered in the INSTALL notes. There is also a section of the  This is now covered in the INSTALL notes. There is also a section of the
 [Diskless NetBSD HOW-TO](../../docs/network/netboot/) devoted to  [Diskless NetBSD HOW-TO](http://www.NetBSD.org/docs/network/netboot/) devoted to
 [netbooting  [netbooting
 NetBSD/next68k](../../docs/network/netboot/intro.next68k.html).  NetBSD/next68k](http://www.NetBSD.org/docs/network/netboot/intro.next68k.html).
   
 #### How do I boot from a second hard drive or CD-ROM?  ## How do I boot from a second hard drive or CD-ROM?
   
 The ROM Monitor `bsd()` command defaults to booting from the  The ROM Monitor `bsd()` command defaults to booting from the
 lowest SCSI ID drive which is usually the internal hard drive at ID 0.  lowest SCSI ID drive which is usually the internal hard drive at ID 0.
Line 33  To boot from the next SCSI hard drive, y Line 32  To boot from the next SCSI hard drive, y
 which will boot from the next highest SCSI ID drive -- *not necessarily  which will boot from the next highest SCSI ID drive -- *not necessarily
 SCSI ID 1*.  SCSI ID 1*.
   
   SCSI ID   boot command  [[!table data="""
   --------- ---------------------  SCSI ID         |boot command
   0         `bsd()`  0               |`bsd()`
   2         `bsd(1,0,0)`  2               |`bsd(1,0,0)`
   6         `bsd(2,0,0)`  6               |`bsd(2,0,0)`
   """]]
   
 Only turbo NeXT systems can boot directly from a CD-ROM. Non-turbo  Only turbo NeXT systems can boot directly from a CD-ROM. Non-turbo
 models need to load the bootloader from a floppy, SCSI hard drive, or  models need to load the bootloader from a floppy, SCSI hard drive, or
 over the network.  over the network.
   
 #### What can I do in the ROM Monitor?  ## What can I do in the ROM Monitor?
   
 From the ROM Monitor prompt, type `?` to get a listing of the  From the ROM Monitor prompt, type `?` to get a listing of the
 possible commands and `p` to configure the system. Additionally,  possible commands and `p` to configure the system. Additionally,
Line 52  pressing the `Power` key will let you po Line 52  pressing the `Power` key will let you po
 To boot from a SCSI disk, type `bsd()`. To boot from the  To boot from a SCSI disk, type `bsd()`. To boot from the
 ethernet, type `ben()netbsd`.  ethernet, type `ben()netbsd`.
   
   [[!template id=programlisting text="""
                             NeXT ROM Monitor 2.5 (v66)                              NeXT ROM Monitor 2.5 (v66)
   
     CPU MC68040 25 MHz, memory 100 nS      CPU MC68040 25 MHz, memory 100 nS
Line 95  ethernet, type `ben()netbsd`. Line 96  ethernet, type `ben()netbsd`.
     allow boot from any device even if password protected:  no?        allow boot from any device even if password protected:  no?  
     allow optical drive #0 eject even if password protected:  yes?        allow optical drive #0 eject even if password protected:  yes?  
     enable parity checking if parity memory is present:  no?        enable parity checking if parity memory is present:  no?  
   """]]
   
   
 * * * * *  * * * * *
   
 ### Hardware  # Hardware
   
 #### How do the keyboard, mouse, and monitor connect to the NeXT hardware?  ## How do the keyboard, mouse, and monitor connect to the NeXT hardware?
   
 For monochrome systems (NeXT Computer, NeXTcube, NeXTstation, NeXTcube  For monochrome systems (NeXT Computer, NeXTcube, NeXTstation, NeXTcube
 Turbo, and NeXTstation Turbo) without a NeXTdimension board, a 19 pin  Turbo, and NeXTstation Turbo) without a NeXTdimension board, a 19 pin
Line 127  monitor to the NeXTdimension. If the cub Line 129  monitor to the NeXTdimension. If the cub
 Display, you must use a "Y-cable" and a soundbox connected to the  Display, you must use a "Y-cable" and a soundbox connected to the
 NeXTdimension board.  NeXTdimension board.
   
 #### Differentiating ADB and non-ADB keyboards and mice  ## Differentiating ADB and non-ADB keyboards and mice
   
 Currently, only non-ADB keyboards and mice are supported.  Currently, only non-ADB keyboards and mice are supported.
   
Line 156  depicting the differences. ChannelU also Line 158  depicting the differences. ChannelU also
 [webpage](http://www.channelu.com/Turbo/NeXT/mousekeysound.html) with  [webpage](http://www.channelu.com/Turbo/NeXT/mousekeysound.html) with
 pictures of these devices.  pictures of these devices.
   
 #### How do I run my NeXT headless?  ## How do I run my NeXT headless?
   
 From [The Peanut's Archive  From [The Peanut's Archive
 FAQ](http://www.peanuts.org/faq-serve/cache/189.html). Also, see this  FAQ](http://www.peanuts.org/faq-serve/cache/189.html). Also, see this
Line 193  Monitor](#rom-monitor). The important on Line 195  Monitor](#rom-monitor). The important on
 -   Port A as alternate Console? Y (if you have one, it's nice)  -   Port A as alternate Console? Y (if you have one, it's nice)
 -   Verbose mode? N (this may need to be N to work)  -   Verbose mode? N (this may need to be N to work)
   
 #### How do I build a serial console cable?  ## How do I build a serial console cable?
   
 See the [NetBSD Serial Port  See the [NetBSD Serial Port
 Primer](../../docs/Hardware/Misc/serial.html) for more information.  Primer](http://www.NetBSD.org/docs/Hardware/Misc/serial.html) for more information.
   
 #### What is the pinout of the monitor cable?  ## What is the pinout of the monitor cable?<a name="monitor-pinout"></a>
   
 The NeXT monitor cable is a very strange DB19 connector. You won't find  The NeXT monitor cable is a very strange DB19 connector. You won't find
 any of these outside for special order shops. The cable, as seen from  any of these outside for special order shops. The cable, as seen from
 the back of the machine:  the back of the machine:
   
   [[!template id=programlisting text="""
         10                  1          10                  1
       _________________________        _________________________
       \  o o o o o o o o o o  /        \  o o o o o o o o o o  /
        \  o o o o o o o o o  /         \  o o o o o o o o o  /
         ---------------------          ---------------------
         19                11           19                11 
   """]]
   
 1.  +12V  1.  +12V
 2.  -12V  2.  -12V
Line 233  the back of the machine: Line 237  the back of the machine:
   
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 ### Other sources of information  # Other sources of information
   
 #### [The peanuts.org NEXTSTEP/OpenStep FAQ](http://www.peanuts.org/peanuts/GeneralData/Documents/faq/NeXTFAQ-html/NeXTFAQ.txt)  
   
   * [The peanuts.org NEXTSTEP/OpenStep FAQ](http://www.peanuts.org/peanuts/GeneralData/Documents/faq/NeXTFAQ-html/NeXTFAQ.txt)
 (see section 5 on black hardware)  (see section 5 on black hardware)
   
 #### [NeXT Hardware FAQs](http://www.lrz-muenchen.de/~heller/NeXT/NeXT.html)  * [NeXT Hardware FAQs](http://www.lrz-muenchen.de/~heller/NeXT/NeXT.html)
   
 #### [The wscons documentation](../../docs/guide/en/chap-cons.html#chap-cons-wscons)  
   
   * [The wscons documentation](http://www.NetBSD.org/docs/guide/en/chap-cons.html#chap-cons-wscons) -
 About NetBSD's platform-independent workstation console driver.  About NetBSD's platform-independent workstation console driver.
   
 #### [Diskless NetBSD HOW-TO](../../docs/network/netboot/)  * [Diskless NetBSD HOW-TO](http://www.NetBSD.org/docs/network/netboot/)
   
 #### [NetBSD Serial Port Primer](../../docs/Hardware/Misc/serial.html)  * [NetBSD Serial Port Primer](http://www.NetBSD.org/docs/Hardware/Misc/serial.html)

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