[wellylug] strange power-related problem

Enkidu enkidu at cliffp.com
Wed May 26 21:13:46 NZST 2004

On Wed, 26 May 2004 20:18:52 +1200, you wrote:
>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.
In spite of the comments from the others, it might be worth throwing a
different PSU in there. I presume it's ATX type?



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