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Time:04:24 am
It would appear that during a move, the system suffered some damage. Though I've spent a good 24 full hours + with friends trying to troubleshoot the problem, despite a half dozen certifications, I cannot figure out why this server is not booting.

Here are the symptoms:

-System emits a ultra-high pitched sound when trying to get video card post.
-System cannot get a video card post, and takes up to 60 seconds before giving the post beep, no video card post is seen, though the mobo's bios appears fine.
-Processor, on CMOS reset defaults so 1350, when re-set to it's proper 133/133 (as opposed to 100/100) for 1800mhz, the board no longer responds and refuses to boot.
-System spontaneously reboots, or shuts down without reason. Sometimes system does not respond to pushing power button to turn it back on after shutting down.


I am assuming when we were re-assembling the system that we may have hit something, but we've tried resetting cmos, reseating the processor, trying different hardware in the system (cd-drives, dvd drives, different ram sticks, pci video card, agp video card). The system runs steady at 122F (50C or so) on diags.

At this point, I'm willing to just say 'fuck it' and go ahead and scrap the current set up and just buy a brand new motherboard. But if anyone can help me out with this, I'm endebbted. I've, as far as I am concenred, tried everything.

Until I resolve the problems, Lacus is comatose. I apologize for the lack of reliability. I am going to resolve this as fast as possible.
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profpendragon
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Time:2004-07-04 11:14 am (UTC)
As always, I apprecate everything you do to try and keep the thing up and running. ^^ Whatever you feel you have to do, I'm sure we all trust you!
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sylvri2k
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Time:2004-07-04 06:08 pm (UTC)
Well, the good part of it all is that all user's information was backed up and made redudnant on another system entirely before the server was brought down.

No one loses any information at all, thankfully.
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nyrmanwoll
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Time:2013-02-17 01:11 am (UTC)
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