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Choc
01-25-2002, 07:25 PM
AMD Athlon XP 1800+
Epox 8kha+
DDR Ram
gf3 ti200 herc


All put together system powers on gets FF on the bios chip which means clean boot from memory however nothing is posted on screen.

AMD Cpu has been checked for cracks etc and it powers on everything fine but nothing is posted on screen.

cant get into bios to set fsb or multiplyer

cant think of anything tried two diffent monitors and 3 diff video cards with no result :/

HELP

Thanks

Olie
01-25-2002, 07:27 PM
i think this belongs here ;)

Wiggo
01-25-2002, 07:55 PM
Have you cleared the BIOS? :?:
:beer: :beer: :beer: :beer: :beer:

Choc
01-25-2002, 07:57 PM
yup

RDR
01-25-2002, 08:11 PM
with the EP-8KHA+ - you should get several different debug codes during boot - ending up with FF when the system is running

If you get FF immediately on power up - you've got problems.

I had to research this ~ 6mos. ago because it happened to me.....mine turned out to be a bad bios chip & was replacd by my dealer.

Appearantly not having your CPU or RAM seated correctly will cause the same symptoms, so check that first ( if you haven't already)

One problem withe EP-8KHA series is that the bios chips tend to be a little flaky - more so with the original model than with the "+"

Raven
01-26-2002, 06:20 AM
Yeah, it would be a good idea to make sure your RAM is seated correctly. I've read a few articles where that was a problem with the first bootup of an 8KHA+.

Either that or you're pretty much screwed. Still got that receipt?

Raven

Anonymous
01-26-2002, 07:11 AM
yup yup