[Soekris] 4501 doesn't boot
punkytse at punknix.com
Wed Jul 30 08:08:50 UTC 2003
Bernd Walter wrote:
> On Sat, Jul 26, 2003 at 12:13:28AM +0800, Punky Tse wrote:
>>Punky Tse wrote:
>>>After a series of plug-and-unplug of power for rebooting, my working
>>>4501 cannot be boot again. Could anybody know how could it be
>>>recover? What I can now see is that when I plug the power supply,
>>>both power and activity led are on. But by my experience, the power
>>>led would be on and the error led will also be on for a few
>>>seconds.... and there is no data come from serial port when I plug the
>>>power. It seemed that I have broken my board. Anybody here has this
>>>experience before? I am very upset at the moment...
>>what I can find now is that Net1 and Net2 interface has both link and
>>act are on, and the three network interface chipset is very hot.
>>Anybody could offer help?
> The Ethernet chips get warm under normal conditions.
> You should first check if the voltages are OK.
> You can measure the 3.3V at L1 on the pin at the side located to the
> RAM chips, the other voltages and GND are available on JP9.
I am now declaring my 4501 board dead :-(. When I have a PoE adpater or
5V power supply on JP9, I will try again.
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