[CentOS] [OT] Urgent request

tdukes at sc.rr.com tdukes at sc.rr.com
Thu Dec 17 19:20:57 UTC 2009


---- "William L. Maltby" <CentOS4Bill at triad.rr.com> wrote: 
> On Thu, 2009-12-17 at 13:29 -0500, tdukes at sc.rr.com wrote:
> > ---- m.roth at 5-cent.us wrote: 
> > <snip>
> 
> > We have been searching the internet since Tuesday.
> > 
> > We have already tried installing a video card, that didn't work.  The beeps at start up indicate to check the video ram. It will boot and run if we put it in another pc. 
> > 
> > The server is running c-sytems software on a sco operating system.  They tell us we can't pull the hard drive and move it to another pc - something about a bug causing it to lose data.
> > 
> > I've been running linux systems since the late 80's.  I have never heard of this but then, I have never run a sco system either.
> > 
> > Any help or suggestions?
> 
> Some BIOS allow you to disable on-board video. Can you get to BIOS and
> see? If you can that might get you going with another video card added
> to the system.
> 

We have no video at all.  Was hoping a video card would have at least let us in to reconfigure the bios but we are unable to see anything.


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