[Soekris] Suddenly, no boot device available :(
baadpuppy at gmail.com
Mon Nov 1 03:36:10 UTC 2004
First thing I would try, which is virtually a FAQ, is a beefier power supply.
Aside from that, I can't think why a soekris would lose the CF like
On Sun, 31 Oct 2004 19:25:53 -0800, E S <es0123 at hotmail.com> wrote:
> So I just returned from a wekk long work trip, during which I had shut
> everything down at home, including the UPS which powers my Soekris 4521.
> Turning everything back on, with ethernet cables disconnected, I get the
> comBIOS ver. 1.26a 20040819 Copyright (C) 2000-2004 Soekris Engineering.RC
> hifn0 mem 0x
> PCIROMS = Enabledf,0xa0000000-0xa0
> PXEBoot = Disabled
> net45xx upda
> 0064 Mbyte Memory CPU 80486 133 MhzotPartition =
> 0:16:0 13A3 0012 0B400001 0116 0280 10 3C 00 A0000000 A0001000 10
> 0:17:0 104C AC51 06070000 0107 0210 10 3F 82 A0002000 020000A0 11
> 0:17:1 104C AC51 06070000 0107 0210 10 3F 82 A0003000 020000A0 11
> 0:18:0 100B 0020 02000000 0107 0290 00 3F 00 0000E101 A0004000 05
> 0:19:0 100B 0020 02000000 0107 0290 00 3F 00 0000E201 A0005000 09
> 1 Seconds to automatic boot. Press Ctrl-P for entering Monitor.
> NSC DP83815/DP83816 Fast Ethernet UNDI, v1.03
> Copyright (C) 2002, 2003 National Semiconductor Corporation
> All rights reserved.
> Pre-boot eXecution Environment PXE-2.0 (build 082)
> Copyright (C) 1997-2000 Intel Corporation
> PXE-E61: Media test failure, check cable
> PXE-M0F: Exiting MacPhyter PXE ROM.
> No Boot device available, enter monitor.
> comBIOS Monitor. Press ? for help.
> Noticeably, the CF device is not appearing. I have never configured my
> system for PXE boot. Lately I've been using monowall. I swapped in another
> CF card with an OpenBSD image and same result.
> Any troubleshooting advice? I don't pay much attention to my
> Soekris--usually, it sits happily in its corner and Just Works. If this is a
> hardware problem, does Soren even take these back for repair? I don't see
> any mention of this sort of thing on the website.
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