Error Message List

Error Message

FRU/Action in Sequence

Failing Bits: nnnn

DIMM BIOS ROM System board

Fixed Disk n

None

Invalid System Configuration Data

BIOS ROM System board

I/O device IRQ conflict

Run Load Default Settings in BIOS Setup Utility. RTC battery System board

Operating system not found

Enter Setup and see if fixed disk and drive A: are properly identified.

Diskette drive

Hard disk drive

System board

No beep, power-on indicator turns off and LCD is blank.

Power source (battery pack and power adapter). See Power System Check.

Ensure every connector is connected correctly. Reconnect the DIMM. LED board System board

No beep, power-on indicator turns on and LCD is blank.

Power source (battery pack and power adapter). See

Power System Check.

Reconnect the LCD connector.

Hard disk drive

LCD inverter ID

LCD cable

LCD Inverter

System board

No beep, power-on indicator turns on and LCD is blank. But you can see POST on an external CRT.

Reconnect the LCD connectors.

LCD inverter ID

LCD cable

LCD inverter

System board

No beep, power-on indicator turns on and a blinking cursor shown on LCD during POST.

Ensure every connector is connected tightly and correctly.

System board

No beep during POST but system runs correctly.

Speaker System board

POST Code

Code

Beeps

For Boot Block in Flash ROM

EOh

Initialize the chipset.

E1h

Initialize the bridge.

E2h

Initialize the CPU.

Esh

Initialize the system timer.

E4h

Initialize system I/O.

E5h

Check force recovery boot.

E6h

Checksum BIOS ROM.

E7h

Go to BIOS.

E8h

Set Huge Segment.

E9h

Initialize Multi Processor.

EAh

Initialize OEM special code.

EBh

Initialize PIC and DMA.

ECh

Initialize Memory type.

EDh

Initialize Memory size.

EEh

Shadow Boot Block.

EFh

System memory test.

FOh

Initialize interrupt vectors.

F1h

Initialize Run Time Clock.

F2h

Initialize video.

Fsh

Initialize System Management Mode.

F4h

1

Output one beep before boot.

F5h

Boot to Mini DOS.

F6h

Clear Huge Segment.

F7h

Boot to Full DOS.

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Responses

  • Peter Frank
    Long beep, long pause, then long beep, short beep, short beep. Screen's black and don't boot. Powersupply seems to be ok (right voltage). Also tested without the battery. The service manual doesn't say anythong about post code beeps.. :( Warranty out (of course) :(
    8 years ago

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