uh oh. Won't boot.

Seth Mos knuffie at xs4all.nl
Thu Aug 22 12:13:01 CDT 2002

At 12:24 22-8-2002 -0400, Brian K. Jones wrote:
>I've really done it this time.
>So I swapped them out, and now THE THING WON'T EVEN BOOT.  The power
>light on the power button on the front panel doesn't light up, the LCD
>lights up but displays nothing, the disks light up, and the fans turn
>on, but nothing is ever sent to the monitor.  Is this something dumb
>like I put the cover on wrong so it won't boot until it's on right? I've
>seen that happen with Sun's, but never with Dells.

The riser card is one of the easiest fixable parts so that's easy.

Note that your 2650 might have a pci slot of a different voltage then the 
card runs on and that might cause the board to stop.
It has to do with the 5Volt or 3.3Volt spec of either the card or the slot 
or a combination of those.

If reseating the riser does not help, you might try changing slots.
Good luck.


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