28719Re: [linux-dell-laptops] Inspiron 510m boot problem
- May 4, 2007On Fri, May 4, 2007 at 14:15 (-0000), Alwin Gupta wrote:
> Though this is not directly related to linux, but would appreciate any
> kind of help.
> I have a inspiron 510m, which is around 2.5 years old (running fedora
> core 2). It was working perfectly fine till now, but today it hanged 3
> times and now it not booting up. On pressing power button power,
> hard-disk LED comes up along with keyboard LEDs (but without any
> activity on LCD screen) and then everything goes off. During this time
> processor fan also seem to work. I tried this a number of times and
> one time I was able to get into BIOS setup, but while browsing the
> setup setting it again hanged. Battery is also fully charged, and I
> also tried with and without AC adapter, but that also doesn't work.
> What could be the problem, any ideas?
as someone else suggested, check your memory (if you can).
Your symptoms sound reminiscent of mine when the mobo in a D600 rolled
over and died... I hope for your sake it is your memory!
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