[rescue] Sun Blade 100: no video, no beep on poweron

Kevin Fitzgerrell fitzgerrell at gmail.com
Thu Sep 14 17:53:10 CDT 2006

Micah R Ledbetter <vlack-lists at vlack.com> wrote:

> I just bought a broken Sun Blade 100 on ebay for $20 (hooray local
> pickup), and I want to see if I can fix it. When I boot it up with a
> keyboard and display attached, the hard disk, fans, etc all receive
> power, but the machine doesn't beep, and nothing is displayed to
> video. The ebay auction just said "Doesn't POST, no beep".
> <snip>
> Can anyone think of anything else to try?

Try connecting to the serial port (via hyperterm or other term emulator) and
see if it's console is going that way.

Also see if the network port goes live after it's running for a bit, connect
to another computer, check for link status, maybe snoop/sniff for packets.


Kevin FitzGerrell

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