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Re: [semi-OT] Dead Tyan machine??

On Sun, Sep 30, 2007 at 09:55:44AM -0400, Roberto C. Sánchez wrote:
> On Sun, Sep 30, 2007 at 07:13:57PM +1300, Dave Watkins wrote:
> > >   
> > The beeping is usually an indication of dead memory, but as you say it
> > could be the board as well. There is also a chance it could be the CPU
> > but on most boards you need to at least get CPU initialization before
> > you can get any output from the speaker. You said you removed the memory
> > but have you also tried with other memory as no memory, and failed
> > memory could possibly give the same result. possibly try one stick at a
> > time if you have multiple pieces installed and see how that goes.
> > 
> I will try that today after church.  As it was around midnight when I
> discovered the problem, I did not do too much troubleshooting for fear
> that my fatigue and frustration would cause me to do something dumb.
One other thought.  Even if the memory were bad, should I not even see
some video?  Perhaps the start of the POST?  I know that on other
machines that I have had, you at least get the start of the POST and it
will even output that there is no memory or some sort of memory error.



Roberto C. Sánchez

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