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Re: two oddities/issues on dell poweredge 1850
On Fri, Sep 09, 2011 at 01:42:06PM +1200, Mark Davies wrote:
> The second one I've installed 5.99.55/amd64 on and as soon as the boot
> loader loads netbsd and it starts running, the blue "I'm a happy
> machine" LED is replaced by the flashing amber "I'm not happy" one but
> the system boots and appears to be fine other than the annoying
> flashing light.
Are all of the voltages within spec? I.e., any signs of low batteries
or power supplies on their last legs?
Are you using a hardware RAID? Is it happy? Has one of your drives
possibly run out of spare sectors?
I ask because recently I resurrected a PowerEdge 1650 (different model
than yours, I know) that had a dwindling CR2032 on its motherboard, a
little 5V power supply on a riser card that burnt out, and a hardware
RAID that mysteriously stopped working until I rebuilt it.
David Young OJC Technologies
dyoung%ojctech.com@localhost Urbana, IL * (217) 344-0444 x24
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