Index of Error Messages

Error Message List

Error Messages

FRU/Action in Sequence

0200 Failure Fixed Disk

Hard disk error detected.

Check to see if fixed disk is attached properly.

Enter the BIOS Setup Utility and verify the hard disk is detected.

0210 Stucky Key

A key is stuck during keyboard initial.

Please restart your system without pressing any keys.

0211 Keyboard error

see "Keyboard or Auxiliary Input Device Check" on page 77.

0212 Keyboard Controller Failed

see "Keyboard or Auxiliary Input Device Check" on page 77. May require replacing the keyboard controller.

0213Keyboard locked - Unlock key switch

Unlock the system to proceed.

0220 Monitor type does not match CMOS - Run SETUP

Display device mismatch.

Enter the BIOS Setup Utility and verify the parameters (try loading the default settings); then save and restart the computer.

0230 System RAM Failed at offset: nnnn

Shadow RAM test failed Main board

0231 Shadow RAM Failed at offset: nnnn

System RAM test failed Main board

0232 Extended RAM Failed at address line: nnnn

Extended RAM test failed Main board

0250 System battery is dead - Replace and run SETUP

CMOS clock battery needs to be replaced. Replace the battery and run BIOS Setup Utility to reconfigure system time, then reboot system.

0251 System CMOS checksum bad - Default configuration used

CMOS data lost caused CMOS checksum failed. Default CMOS is being restored to allow system runs correctly. Enter Setup to customize the settings.

0252 Password checksum bad- Password cleared

Password checksum bad caused by CMOS lost. Please enter Setup to set your Password again.

0260 System timer error

System timer test fiailed, and the main board needs to be repaired. Run BIOS Setup Utility to reconfigure system time, then reboot system. Main board

0270 Real time clock error

RTC battery

Run BIOS Setup Utility to reconfigure system time, then reboot system.

Main board

0271 Check date and time settings

RTC time lost.

Enter Setup to set the correct date and time.

0280 Previous boot incomplete - Default configuration used

Previous boot-up was not copleted successfully.

Enter the BIOS Setup Utility and verify the parameters (try loading the default settings); then save and restart the computer.

RTC battery

Main board

0281 Memory size found by POST differed from EISA CMOS

Run "Load Setup Defaults" in BIOS Setup Utility. Main board

02B0 Diskette drive A error

Drive A: is present but fails the BIOS POST diskette tests. Check the drive is defined with the proper diskette type in BIOS Setup Utility

Check if the diskette drive is attached correctly. See "External Diskette Drive Check" on page 76.

Error Message List

Error Messages

FRU/Action in Sequence

02B1 Diskette drive B error

Drive B: is present but fails the BIOS POST diskette tests. Check the drive is defined with the proper diskette type in BIOS Setup Utility

Check if the diskette drive is attached correctly. See "External Diskette Drive Check" on page 76.

02B2 Incorrect Drive A type - run SETUP

Type of floppy drive A: not correctly identified in Setup. Main board

02B2 Incorrect Drive B type - run SETUP

Type of floppy drive B: not correctly identified in Setup. Main board

02D0 System cache error - Cache disabled

RAM cache failed and BIOS disabled the cache.

On older boards, check the cache jummpers. You may have to replace the cache.

Main board

02F0 CPU ID

CPU socket number for Multi-Processor error. Main board

02F4 EISA CMOS not writeable

System unable to write to EISA CMOS. Main board

02F5 DMA Test Failed

System unable to write to DMA (Direct Memory Access) registers. Main board

02F6 Software NMI Failed

System unable to generate software NMI (Non-Maskable Interrupt). Main board

02F7 Fail-Safe Timer NMI Failed

Fail-Safe Timer takes too long. Main board

Invalid System Configuration Data

Error with NVRAM (CMOS) data.

Enter the BIOS Setup Utility and verify the parameters (try loading the default settings); then save and restart your computer. Main board

Operating system not found

Operating system cannot be found on the boot device.

Enter the BIOS Setup Utility and verify the parameters (try loading the default settings); then save and restart the computer.

Recover hard disk.

Reinstall the operating system.

Parity Check 1 nnnn

Parity error found on system bus. BIOS attempts to locate the address and display it on the screen. If it cannot locate the address, it displays.

Parity Check 2 nnnn

Parity error found on I/O bus. BIOS attempts to locate the address and display it on the screen. If it cannot locate the address, it displays .

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