[nflug] Dell PowerEdge 750 Questions

Robert Wolfe robertwolfe at localnet.com
Fri Oct 31 09:53:27 EDT 2008

Cyber Source wrote:
> It's most likely an ATX power supply and depending on the BIOS settings, 
> it might require you to hold the power button for at least 4 seconds, 
> just hold it down till it powers off. If you can not get it to even 
> post, it could be a cpu and/or memory issue or it might be as simple as 
> a video card slightly out of it's socket. Open it up and make sure all 
> cards and memory are seated properly and try it again.
> Robert Wolfe wrote:
>> Hi all!  Not really a Linux related question, but maybe someone on the 
>> list will know the answer to this.
>> I have a spare Dell PowerEdge 750 1U server that I am trying to bring 
>> online.  I plug AC power into the server and the green power light 
>> blinks, which according to the system manual means that AC power is 
>> going to the machine, but the machine is not on.
>> Of course I go to depress the power button to turn the machine on, but 
>> then nothing happens...the server just does not power up.
>> Has anyone else had this issue and if so, what did you do to resolve it?
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I'll try that, too, but seeing as it's a 1U rackmount server, the video 
card trick won't work since video is onboard video.

Robert Wolfe [MCP/Linux+/RHCE] <robertwolfe at localnet.com>
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