[oclug] I think i blew my mother board
amcintosh at atreus-systems.com
Fri Jul 11 16:09:32 EDT 2003
>I would plug in a known good power supply into that computer before I
>plugged a potentially bad power supply into a good motherboard.
Agreed, I have a sparkle supply here at work I am planning to bring to
>The symptoms you list, you didn't mention if the hard disks power up.
>If they're not powering up, but LED's turn on elsewhere in the system,
>it's probably a bad power supply, or bad power supply connector. That
>is not the definitive answer by the way, just an educated guess. It is
>also possible for a bad motherboard or hard disk to hold down the
>voltages on a switching power supply.
It doesn't POST. When I press the soft on at the front of the PC absolutly
nothing happens no fans nothing. I am going to try without the drives also
that and using a PCI video card is about all I haven't tried.
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