[wellylug] strange power-related problem

Glen Ogilvie nelg at linuxsolutions.co.nz
Wed May 26 20:46:03 NZST 2004


I've also got that problem on an ASUS dual proc machine at work.  

Glen

On Wednesday 26 May 2004 8:18 pm, Damon Lynch wrote:
> Hi,
>
> Anyone know what the cause of this hardware problem could be?  A new
> Shuttle mini-PC will not boot up sometimes when power has not been
> switched off at the wall socket.  Sometimes, it just won't post -- there
> are no beeps, and the main fan does not slow down like it normally
> does.  There does not appear to be a pattern as to when it will or will
> not post.  However when the machine has had it's power totally cut, by
> turning off the power switch at the wall or removing the power cord,
> when the power is restored it appears to boot normally as one would
> expect.  Any ideas as to the cause of this problem?  I've not seen it
> before myself.
>
> Of course, it did not exhibit this problem when being tested in the shop
> it came from!
>
> Damon




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