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Old 03-03-2009
ok prompt

There is a number before the ok prompt in OBP between brackets {}. It is 0 most of the time but sometimes it is different number
{9} ok
or
{0} ok

What does this number mean and how it gets changed?
# 2  
Old 03-03-2009
That's the number of the cpu running OBP. You can switch cpu's but I don't know a great reason why you would. Also the few times I tied it, I got some funky message. But if you're in, say, cpu 8, and you want to switch to cpu 1, the syntax is:
1 switch-cpu

At least I think I got it right...it's been a while since I've done that.
# 3  
Old 03-03-2009
Thanks for the info... I just tried going to ok prompt from OS (by init 0) and booting back several times. It seems that it uses different CPU every time I do init 0 ({9}, {8}, {c}, etc.)... interesting!

Last edited by StarSol; 03-04-2009 at 02:42 PM..
# 4  
Old 03-04-2009
Smilie
Nice, i just want ask same question.
Exactly interesting, I will verify the answer later!
Thanks!
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