Maybe I am dense, but as I understand the last successful test was 13, so it should be hanging in 14. Or is that wrong? Is 13 running, and 12 was successful?
Eh no if anybody here is dense that's probably me 😀 But here is the manual for the card: http://www.elstonsystems.com/dl/manual_postcard_32.pdf
1. Insert the post code card in PCI or ISA slot. Power on the machine. The post code will
show on display. The left Post code display monitor the real time and right post code is for
previous one. "
Which would suggest left two digits are the stage the PC is currently in, and the right two digits are the stage that it last completed.
This quote seems to confirm it:
When the machine is turned on, the hexadecimal display should show the various POST codes as
the system executes (unless it has a rare BIOS that does not display POST codes).
If the machine does not boot, system POST has detected a fatal fault and stopped. The number
showing in the hexadecimal display on the Diagnostic Card is the number of the test in which
POST failed. Refer to Appendix A for a listing of POST codes. "
When I look at Code 13 for AMI it says this:
"AMI (13)DMA controller#1,#2,interrupt controller#1,#2disa- bled. About to disable
Video display and initialize port-B. Chipset initialize/auto memory detection about
to begin. Replace first memory SIMM.(13)Chipset initialize/auto memory detection
about to begin. Check first SIMM.(13) Interrupt vectors initialized."
DMA controller, Interrupt #1 #2 disabled are shared with step 12 so that means it's certainly not the problem here. So it's about chipset initialize/auto memory detection. I'm guessing it's complaining about the memory in 1st SIMM?
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