[lug] hardware question

George Sexton gsexton at mhsoftware.com
Sun Nov 19 09:38:42 MST 2006

I would guess that you mashed a power cord, and it's been cut and is 
grounding against the case.

bgiles at coyotesong.com wrote:
> Quick hardware question.  I just swapped out my hard disk and had no
> problem installing Debian and doing some initial setup while the disk was
> resting on the floor.  I shut down the system, moved the disk into its
> holder, and hit the switch in the back.
> Now the system isn't booting.  The fans spin up but then immediately spin
> down.  My first thought was that one of the cables had brushed against
> something, but that doesn't seem to be the case?
> Any ideas before I make a trek to get a new motherboard or barebones
> system?  I have a growing fear that somebody cut corners and that wasn't a
> hard switch.
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