[ILUG] Advice on laptop BIOS failure
jm at jmason.org
Fri Dec 9 17:58:57 GMT 2005
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conor at discuskeeping.com writes:
> Quoting Timothy Murphy <tim at birdsnest.maths.tcd.ie>:
> > I'm wondering if any of the ILUG geeks can suggest a solution
> > to a problem I'm having with my ancient Sony Picturebook (C1VFK).
> > The hard disk on this recently went wrong,
> > but after replacing it I no longer get the SONY logo -
> > the screen lights up when the powert-button is pressed,
> > but nothing else happens.
> Remove the HDD, does it POST?
yes, good question. I've seen similar behaviour (on desktop machines)
when the internal power supply was overloaded with too many
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