[mythtv-users] mythbox won't even beep on boot...
avocade at gmail.com
Sun Jul 3 12:12:39 EDT 2005
On 3 jul 2005, at 18.00, mythtv-users-request at mythtv.org wrote:
> I had a PC do something similar... The power light was a gree/orange
> combo LED, but never went orange other than for a brief fraction of a
> second before power-down. I changed some RAM (that I found - never
> a good
> idea) that was a tight fit. I rebooted and the drives and fans
> spun up,
> but the light was orange. 'Not a good sign,' I thought. Then the
> smoke escaped from the fan. The MoBo had a blackened hole in it
> where a
> chip used to be (right next to the dodgy RAM). It, too, didn't
> beep when
> it normally would.
> I suggest reseating your RAM and checking for scorch marks...
Sounds awful. I'll check that. Hopefully it means that only a
motherboard change is necessary and that the drives and data are safe...
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