PowerEdge 1650 going bang...

Mark Watts m.watts at eris.qinetiq.com
Wed Apr 14 07:26:01 CDT 2004


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> We've just had a 1650 go bang in our server room (its a HA-Cluster director
> so no loss of service - we have another on order under warranty so no
> problems there.)
>
> The component that went bang is a small (1" square) pcb that sticks up out
> of the motherboard next to the CPU's. It's got the letters   "U  5V"
> silkscreened next to it.
>
> Anyone know what it is?
>
> Cheers,
>
> Mark.

Once we removed the raid daughter card to put in a spare chassis, we noticed 
that the ATI video chip had gone bang too :/ (Explains where the smell came 
from!)

Mark.

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Mark Watts
Senior Systems Engineer
QinetiQ TIM
St Andrews Road, Malvern
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