SUMMARY: Problems with cg6

From: Wolfgang Leideck (
Date: Thu Feb 04 1999 - 00:56:50 CST

Thanks for response. Yes it was a silly idea to change the resolution
for the cg6.
Most of all told me that i can press L1 (Stop) n or enter the original
resolution at the prom prompt to reset the values and of course it works
(for me i entered the original resolution).
But, i'm someone who makes an error twice, what the solution if i do
the same error on a sparcstation 2 with a turbogx framebuffer and with a
multisync pc monitor connected, no solaris running but sparc linux.
I have tried all tips but the screen is black. I have tested the
monitor on another machine and it works. Could the framebuffer be

Thanks again

My original question follows

> Hello.
> I have tested my cg6 framebuffer and entered following command in the
> Prom:
> setenv output-device screen:r1280x1024x72
> Than i have switched off the sparc 5 and turned it on again. The result
> was a black screen.
> I have tried some other commands but i could not reset the
> output-device.
> Are there any commands which i could reset the prom?

> Thanks in advance
> Wolfgang

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