[lug] Getting past/clearing BIOS log

David Howland david.howland at gmail.com
Tue Jun 12 13:19:39 MDT 2007

You might look through the BIOS for a "Halt on.." section where you can tell
it what errors to stop on and what to ignore. I've seen that problem a lot
with non-standard heatsinks that don't operate off the regular power for the
CPU fan.

On 6/12/07, Gary Hodges <Gary.Hodges at noaa.gov> wrote:
> gordongoldin at aim.com wrote:
> > On an old machine -  there is regularly a warning about the fan (nothing
> > is really wrong -as far as we can tell).
> >
> > When FC 5 comes up, it stops and asks you to check on it.
> >
> > This means you can't reboot remotely, and it can't recover after power
> > outage.
> >
> > I clear the BIOS log, then it's fine for awhile.
> >
> > Is there a way to skip the bootup warning?  Or automatically clear that
> log?
> Don't know on your questions, but you might try updating the BIOS if a
> newer version is available.
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