[mythtv-users] mythbox won't even beep on boot...
flim at talktalk.net
Sun Jul 3 13:15:46 EDT 2005
Still got the box with a new mobo (also found)!
On Sun, 03 Jul 2005 15:53:59 +0100, Korey Fort <k.m.fort at gmail.com> wrote:
> Damn! It burned a hole in the mobo! Lol, How long did it live after that?
> "Let ye without segmentation fault cast the first int!"
> Korey Fort
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> [mailto:mythtv-users-bounces at mythtv.org] On Behalf Of flim
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> Subject: Re: [mythtv-users] mythbox won't even beep on boot...
> 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
> 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 magic
> 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...
> On Sun, 03 Jul 2005 14:59:38 +0100, Korey Fort <k.m.fort at gmail.com>
>> How old is your motherboard. You're motherboard may be dead if you don't
>> any post codes, but it really sounds like a hardware failure somewhere
>> between the power supply and the motherboard. I had this problem with a
>> before and it turned out that the motherboard was dead.
>> "Let ye without segmentation fault cast the first int!"
>> Korey Fort
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: mythtv-users-bounces at mythtv.org
>> [mailto:mythtv-users-bounces at mythtv.org] On Behalf Of Oskar
>> Sent: Sunday, July 03, 2005 6:15 AM
>> To: mythtv-users at mythtv.org
>> Subject: [mythtv-users] mythbox won't even beep on boot...
>> Have had my knoppmyth-box running non-stop for 5 days now, working
>> flawlessly, recording every show I want. Today when I turned on the
>> TV I couldn't move around the menu, also tried with a keyboard and it
>> was totally locked. So I just force-rebooted.
>> Booted up fine and I went to watch TV, but when I switched channels
>> it locked down again, so I rebooted again. Now it doesn't boot at
>> all, it just sits there and not even making a boot-beep when I turn
>> on the power. No display on the VGA or the S-video out.
>> If there was a serious problems it would beep on me, right? It used
>> to do that anyway. Any way to reset this? I hope I haven't lost all
>> my programs saved on the drive...
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