[rescue] Ultra 60 RAM installed backwards
Derrik Walker v2.0
lorddoomicus at me.com
Wed May 8 14:19:38 CDT 2013
On 5/8/13 3:05 PM, Eric J wrote:
> I did manage to get them out. They weren't backwards after all,
> somehow they got in there so tight - not even corroded, the contacts
> are gold - that the levers wouldn't lift them out. Now the system
> won't boot with any RAM configuration (I have 4x32, 4x64, and 4x128
> modules that came installed, and 8x128 that I just bought) - hard
> disks spin up and CPUs are both running but nothing shows up on my
> monitor, I can't get to the OpenBoot prompt (I'm using a Creator 3D
> series 3 with a Dell LCD). I'd try a serial console but the only other
> computer I have with serial ports is PA-RISC box on another floor that
> doesn't even have an OS installed.
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I have a USB - serial adapter I keep in my desk, and my Linux box has a
4 port serial card installed ( can never have too many serial ports when
you like playing with old computer ).
Try re-seating all your cards. Sometimes things come loose while your
fighting with something else inside the system. Failing that, I think
you'll need a serial connection to troubleshoot any farther.
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