[rescue] Q: O2 rescue

Kurt Huhn kurt at k-huhn.com
Wed Oct 29 19:58:01 CST 2003

On Wed, 29 Oct 2003 16:17:56 -0800 (PST)
Lionel Peterson wrote:

> What does it mean when the "power" light blinks amber/orange?

I know from experience that this is a memory issue of some kind.

> Can an O2 "power-up" without a disk/OS CD? I have RAM, but that's
> all...

Absolutely.  It will power on just fine, at which point you can get
into the command monitor to run hinv, get into diags, and so forth.

> The "good" O2 I got from Patrick works fine, this system was
> sold/given to me as "broken/parts" and I am trying to revive it - I
> got a "donor" R5K O2 with bad skins (but a good PS, AFAIK that was the
> problem with the O2 from Patrick)...

Make sure everything is seated fully.  
*sheepish and red-faced grin*

Kurt                        "I'm utterly clueless...." 
kurt at k-huhn.com                          Verisign VP Chuck Gomes 

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