I have server board S3420GPLC, Intel Core i3 540 with K0 stepping, Hynix 2Gb RAM DIMM.
When I start board, I have Diagnostic LED POST Code on rear side
0xE0 O O O X O X X X
and server not working.
Maybe anybody solve similar problem?
Thanks a lot!
Most likely it's related to this issue:
You'll need a Xeon 3400 series or C2 stepping processor to boot up and upgrade the BIOS.
I'm familiar with this issue, but I check current FW version of this board - R0048.
How do you know the current BIOS version? Are you able to boot the server with a different processor?
Yes, I have spare X3430 processor. With this processor board starting without problems.
So does your i3-540 processor work on a different board? What's the memory model? Do you have display on the monitor when using the i3-540 processor?
Your diagnostics LED pattern O O O X O X X X translates to 0xE8, checking password.
Yes, it's works. BTW, i solve the problem. I'm replace memory module with ECC DIMM and board start perfectly!
Interesting thing - with X3440 processor board started with non ECC module. It is OK?
Yes ECC memory is required for this board.
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