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POST error messages

POST is a program run at startup that initializes and runs some tests on installed hardware. An audible
and/or visual message occurs if the POST encounters a problem. POST checks the following items to
ensure that the workstation system is functioning properly:
Keyboard
Memory modules
Diskette drives
All SATA, IDE, and SAS mass storage devices
Processors
Controllers
NOTE
running. You must enter the password before continuing.
Table 5-18
POST error messages
Screen Message
101–Option ROM Error.
102–System Board Failure.
103–System Board Failure.
110–Out of Memory for Option
ROMs.
162–System Options Not Set.
163–Time and Date Not Set.
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Chapter 5 System diagnostics and troubleshooting
If the Power-On Password is set, a key icon appears on the screen while POST is
Probable Cause
System ROM checksum.
DMA, timers.
DMA, timers.
Option ROM for a device was unable
to run due to memory constraints.
Your system configuration has
changed since your last boot, in which
case press F1. Or, a loss of power to
the Real Time clock has occurred.
Invalid time or date in configuration
memory.
RTC (real-time clock) battery might
need to be replaced.
Recommended Action
Verify the correct ROM:
1.
Flash the ROM if needed.
2.
If an expansion card was recently added, remove
it and see if the problem remains.
3.
Clear CMOS. If the message disappears, there
might be a problem with the expansion card.
4.
Replace the system board.
1.
Clear CMOS.
2.
Remove expansion boards.
3.
Replace the system board.
1.
Clear CMOS.
2.
Remove expansion boards.
3.
Replace the system board.
Move the suspected card to a different slot to see if the
error resolves. Contact HP for assistance if necessary.
1.
Run Computer Setup (F10 Setup).
2.
Set the date and time under Control Panel or in
F10 Setup, depending on the operating system.
3.
If the problem persists, replace the RTC battery.
1.
Set the date and time under Control Panel or in
F10 Setup, depending on the operating system.
2.
If the problem persists, replace the RTC battery.
ENWW

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