Subject: Re: PC 164 Question
To: hg/jb <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Wilko Bulte <email@example.com>
Date: 11/12/2000 11:33:12
On Sun, Nov 12, 2000 at 04:54:08PM -0500, hg/jb wrote:
> b wrote:
> > Hello all,
> > I have a PC164/500 mhz 21164 board in a machine that won't do anything
> > whatsoever. No beep codes, no terminal to the serial, etc. Being new to
> > Alpha's, I'm at a loss. The memory gets warm to touch as does the cpu. The
> > cpu fan runs and the led on the 2940 card lights but thats it. Are the
> > cpu's prone to failure or should I suspect the board? I have ruled out the
> > power supply by subsitution. Any comments would be appreciated.
> > Thanks in advance
> > B. Thompson
> > Wyoming Internet Resources
> I have one doing the same thing.
> I took out the memory, and got the beeps, put in some 32bit mem, got the
> beeps so something is happening.
Hmm. Not absolutely sure here, but doesn't PC164 need 36 bit SIMMs?
Wilko Bulte Arnhem, the Netherlands
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