[rescue] Dead Ultra 2?

Bill Green bill at supposedly.org
Mon Nov 15 19:48:08 CST 2010

On 11/15/2010 5:39 PM, Jonathan J. M. Katz wrote:
> On Mon, Nov 15, 2010 at 8:34 PM, Caleb Cupples<cscupples at gmail.com>  wrote:
>> I can hear one of the cooling fans trying to start for a fraction of a
>> second, whenever I press the power switch, but other than that,
>> nothing. So, the question is... How broken is the machine, and how
>> much will it take to revive it?
> Sounds like a short of some kind. Try pulling all the RAM, CPUs and see if
> it powers on? If not that, then pull the cables for the SCSI bus from the
> motherboard-- there could be a short in the ribbon cable.

Yep, IIRC, this was what my U60 did when one of the CPU modules wasn't 
seated properly.

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