Subject: Re: Dead Multia needs CPR/Clock battery?
To: John Maier <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Andrew Gillham <email@example.com>
Date: 12/17/2000 12:46:07
John Maier writes:
> I remember the FAQ saying something about dead batteries and not booting.
> Does this mean that I wont even get a console?
I have always gotten the SRM even with the battery unplugged or dead.
It sometimes thought it was a 500mhz Alpha, but SRM would come up.
> It was working great under 1.4.2 and I put it away 5months ago working
> great. I installed 1.5 ran it for 8-9 hours, compiled a kernel etc. This
> morning it will "turn on" and the green light, in the back, flashes but
> that's it.
Does it repeat a pattern? (like 1 long, 10 short or something) The
UDB manual lists the codes I think.
You might try unplugging the battery in case some of the settings are
> I don't think it is heat, because I have mounted a number of small fans it
> in that keep those cache chips and CPU and a very cool temp.
Kinda sounds like heat death though. :(