I got myself an Onyx. I was told the battery was bad and I had to go into prom and set time and date to get it to boot.
So I set it up with a VT100 emulator on the TTY1 port to get it up and running. However I only got this
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IP19 PROM (BE) SGI Version 13 built 02:03:53 AM Aug 29, 1993
Checking system endianess... Big endian
Initializing hardware inventory... ...done.
CPU 02/00 is bootmaster
Testing and clearing bus tags... ...passed.
Using standard interleave algorithm.
Running built-in memory test... 01
Writing cfginfo to memory
Initializing MPCONF blocks
Checking EAROM... ...passed.
Testing secondary cache... ...passed.
Checking processor diag results...
Enabled 256 Megabytes of main memory
Enabled 4 processors
Downloading PROM header information...
Jumping into IO4 PROM.
PROM Segment Loader (R4400 IP19) SGI Version 2.1 Rev A MIPS3, Sep 3, 1996
Loading and executing R4400 boot prom image...
ERROR: Decompresed length (0x0007a572) != stored length (0x0007a5b0)
Segment load failed. Can't execute image.
Everest PROM Segment Loader
L) List segments
P) POD mode
R) Reset the machine
S) Select a slot
X) Load and execute a segment
It is maybe time to reseat all boards. The Onyx did travel a 'long' way in the back of my car so something might have come loose.