[wellylug] strange power-related problem

Kris van der Merwe krisvdm at paradise.net.nz
Fri May 28 14:24:15 NZST 2004

Do you have something (printer) connected to the parallel port, try 
disconnecting during bootup.

>On Wed, 2004-05-26 at 20:18, Damon Lynch 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.
>>Of course, it did not exhibit this problem when being tested in the shop
>>it came from!

Kris van der Merwe
445 Horokiwi road,  Horokiwi,
Wellington 6008,  New Zealand

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