RE: PE 1850 Will Not POST or Enter Setup


I would start with taking the server to a Minimum to Post configuration. Remove everything but the following from the server -

  • System Board
  • Processor
  • One stick of (dual or single rank) memory in DIMM1-A or DIMM1-B
  • Power supply
  • Riser
  • Control panel with the backplane and cables to connect the power button (power button - only required if the last power state was off)

If it starts up under that configuration then we can add the removed parts back individually to see which caused the system to fail.

(HDD's you don't have to remove from the server, just unseat them from the backplane, so we don't mix the order up.)

Let me know what the results are.

Chris Hawk

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