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This ones a bit embarrassing. :-P

Ok, I've got the right cable (it works with our other sun machines - it's a blue cisco cable serial db9 to rj45) connected from a laptop running solaris to the management port on the sunblade 6000 chassis. From the console of the laptop, "tip 9600 /dev/ttya" gets me a "connected".

Is there a magic key combination to get into the ilom?

I've tried .~ .# ~. #. pressing enter a bunch of times, etc.

Can anyone put me out of my misery?

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Oh man...

Have you tried ESC-B?

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Thanks for answering :-P I had forgotten about "tip hardwire" that worked fine without any magic key sequence. :-P +1 for being the only answer – Jubal Jun 29 '10 at 17:12
Ack, I can't +1 because I don't have 15 rep yet – Jubal Jun 29 '10 at 17:13

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