Server Diagnostics

Ryan Go ryan at rentec.com
Mon Jan 6 15:28:01 CST 2003


Hello Jeremy,

I guess this is not that related to this problem. But why would DELL ship
their diagnostics in EXE format? Would it be easier if it would a image we
could dd directly to a floppy disk?

	<< ryan

On Mon, 6 Jan 2003 Jeremy_Sheard at dell.com wrote:

> Brian,
>
> The filename for the Diags on a PE2300 is:  diag388j.exe  and it's ONE
> Floppy and bootable.
>
> ftp://ftp.us.dell.com/diags/DIAG388J.EXE
>
>
> Jeremy Sheard
> DELL Server Support
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Brian E. Seppanen [mailto:seppy at chartermi.net]
> Sent: Monday, January 06, 2003 3:01 PM
> To: linux-poweredge at exchange.dell.com
> Subject: Server Diagnostics
>
>
> hi folks:
>
> I had a 2300 reboot on me at random, and unfortunately the server doesn't
> have any of the diagnostic utilities available on a specific partition,
> and I don't seem to have any bootable cd's for the model in question.
>
> Is there a set of floppies that I can download and create that would allow
> me to run some tests on the hardware to verify that there aren't any
> hardware problems?
>
> I didn't have much luck finding any floppy based diagnostics, but I could
> swear that in the past I've used a set...   If someone could remind me of
> where I could find them I would appreciate it.
>
> Thanks,
>
>
>
> Brian Seppanen
> seppy at chartermi.net
> 906-228-4226 ext 23
>
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