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by compgeke
Sun Mar 19, 2017 10:07 am
Forum: HP/DEC/Compaq
Topic: Diagnosing an HP Visualize C3000
Replies: 10
Views: 323

Re: Diagnosing an HP Visualize C3000

The boards themselves for the C3000, C3600, C3650 and C3700 look almost identical but the one difference I notice is S1 is missing from below the power connectors. It's on my 3000 board but doesn't look to be on the higher end boards. No idea if CPU speed is set via those switches and\or a resistor ...
by compgeke
Sun Mar 19, 2017 8:08 am
Forum: HP/DEC/Compaq
Topic: Diagnosing an HP Visualize C3000
Replies: 10
Views: 323

Re: Diagnosing an HP Visualize C3000

PCI bridge error does still occur without the GPU. At least, it will come up after a few tries of turning it on, off, unplug, repeat to make the display do something other than all blocks. I'll have to try giving the board a good dusting and if that doesn't work maybe try the 100% proper method of t...
by compgeke
Tue Mar 14, 2017 12:01 pm
Forum: HP/DEC/Compaq
Topic: Diagnosing an HP Visualize C3000
Replies: 10
Views: 323

Re: Diagnosing an HP Visualize C3000

Well, I would try out a serial port but I actually finally got something on the front LCD randomly, and it's not a very promising error. "FLT 8870: IO BD / R2PCI init fail" Manual says "Couldn’t initialize Rope-to-PCI bridge 0.". PCI bridge not working isn't exactly the best thin...
by compgeke
Mon Mar 13, 2017 3:39 pm
Forum: HP/DEC/Compaq
Topic: Diagnosing an HP Visualize C3000
Replies: 10
Views: 323

Diagnosing an HP Visualize C3000

I recently picked up an HP C3000, one with 512 megs ram, FX4 graphics, 9 gig and 36 gig HDD. The problem I'm having is I can't get the thing to actually boot\post. Here's what all happens: Plug it in, PSU light turns on, an amber light beside the TOC button does a double flash, pause, repeat forever...

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