Julian B

Baxter showing Linux screen

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Hello,

when turning on the Baxter robot it shows

"Invalid configuration information - please run SETUP program

Time -of-day not set - please run SETUP program

 

To continue press F1

To change setup option press F2

To run onboard diagnostics press F5 key"

 

However, for running the SETUP I need a username and password which I do not know.

 

Can anyone help with this issue? I believe a simple hard-reset should help to fix this problem?

 

 

Thanks in advance

Best

Julian

 

 

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Hello Julian,

Were you able to solve the problem?

I am having the same problem. In my case, the Baxter was sitting (not plugged in) for over 5 years. This is the first time we fired-up the robot and I got the same screen as you had.

I would appreciate if you could share possible solutions.

Thanks.

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The first thing i would try is replacing the cmos battery on the motherboard if your robot has been unpluged for 5 years its going to need a new cmos battery. Leave the battery out of the robot for about 20 minutes. Then i would look for a cmos jumper this should clear out any bios passwords then you should be able to run the setup. let me know if this works.

From Bradley (Mechanical engineering student)

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