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How to determine if a communications problem is related to a BusLAC/E card - WKB5516

Article number: 5516

OBJECTIVE or GOAL

 Determine if a communications issue is software-related or hardware (BusLAC/E card)-related.

ENVIRONMENT

  • PCI/PCI-e slot based BusLAC/E computers only
  • All Millennium
  • Empower
  • Empower 2
  • Empower 3
  • Breeze

PROCEDURE

  1. Remove the computer cover so you can see the BusLAC/E card and all LED lights.
  2. Note the series of eight LED lights, numbered left to right, on the top of the board.
  3. When a system is settled and booted, all LEDs except #8 should be ON.
  4. If any other LED if off, the BusLAC/E card is bad and needs to be replaced.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

 

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