[rescue] post crash ss10 mysterious behavior

Curtis H. Wilbar Jr. rescue at hawkmountain.net
Tue Jul 15 18:51:06 CDT 2003

I doubt that would do it.  I'd guess a bad mainboard, possibly a CPU,
but I'd bet more on the mainboard.

-- Curt

>Date: Tue, 15 Jul 2003 15:52:19 -0600 (MDT)
>From: Arthur Wouk <awouk at ra.nilenet.com>
>To: rescue at sunhelp.org
>Subject: [rescue] post crash ss10 mysterious behavior
>i reported the crash a few days ago. i now have the maintenance
>manual, and it confirms that the power supply is fine: both test
>criteria are satisfied: the led on front of the case  lights up, and
>the keyboard emits its desired aqueak.
>however, there is no output either to the monitor or to serial port A
>when i power on while holding down stop-d. the heyboard LEDs go on and
>off twice, and then i am left with the cap locks led on permanently,
>and no other signs of life. 
>this leads me to think that the boot PROM is fried. would a fried boot
>prom cause a crash in mid-operation? a fried boot PROM would fail in a
>manner similar to  what i have described.
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Curtis Wilbar
Hawk Mountain Networks
rescue at hawkmountain.net

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