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Old 05-20-2007, 08:47 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Hey all.

When i bootup the server, i get the blank screen and then the motherboard beeps 6 beeps.

nothing shows up on screen and theres the beeps.

does anybody know what the problem could be?

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Default Re: Dell Poweredge 1600SC

Checked the four lights on the front/back? You know, the row of four lights labeled "A B C D" - they're in diff places on every model.

Assuming your model is new enough to have them (I THINK it is), if any of them aren't green, let us know.


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i dont have any of those diagnostic lights..
just the indicator beeps from the motherboard
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i found the list of what the beep codes are but im not sure how to read them in conjunction with the beeps.
i have recorded the beeps if anybody could help me.

Beep Codes List

Recording (.mp3) Right Click & Save target as
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I ended up figuring out the code.
it is 1-3-2
and it was a memory problem

thanks anyway.
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