[CentOS] Unable to POST after suspend

Mark Rosenstand mark at borkware.net
Tue Sep 11 12:57:39 UTC 2007

On Tue, 2007-09-11 at 14:54 +0200, Mark Rosenstand wrote:
> Hi,
> I just tried the live CD for CentOS 5.0 on a desktop computer and
> decided to see if suspend worked. It seems it did, but I'm unable to
> start the machine again.
> It's a DIY system with an Asus K8V-X motherboard[1], an AMD Clawhammer
> 3200+ and 1 GB of Kingston ECC RAM. The system has been perfectly stable
> despite being utterly abused on a daily basis for almost 3 years.
> I've tried:
> - unplug power cord
> - reset CMOS
> - remove BIOS battery
> - remove all RAM
> When resetting the CMOS, the CPU FAN and hard drives power up, which it
> has never done before (IIRC). This is the only way I can get anything to
> power on, there's no reaction whatsoever when I hit the power or reset
> buttons.
> Please don't tell me that clicking a button in a GUI menu has broken my
> favourite testing PC permanently. Any hints would be very appreciated.
> [1]
> http://www.asus.com.tw/products.aspx?l1=3&l2=15&l3=68&l4=0&model=1119&modelmenu=2

Err, wrong link. Here's the right one:

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