On 9 Dec 2005, at 18:29, Timothy Murphy wrote:
> On Fri 09 Dec 2005 17:59, Niall O Broin wrote:
>>>>> 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?
>>>> My very question Conor - can we split the 100 quid? It's entirely
>> possible that an older laptop might have a hissy fit if presented
>> a disk it doesn't like, where doesn't like could be one of a few
>> e.g. size, status (master/slave/CS) ? Of course it could simply have
>> been dying, and the replacement hard disk was the final indignity.
Indeed. Best give that disk to me so.
> Someone suggested to me that there might be a "faulty microswitch",
Aye Timmy, Check the flux capacitor first though.
> Timothy Murphy
> e-mail (<80k only): tim /at/ birdsnest.maths.tcd.ie
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