• Subject: Re: AS/400 9404 Model E10
  • From: "Brad McDaniel" <mcdawbm@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sun, 21 Jan 2001 23:55:15 -0600

Note - moved the key to Manual, selected B as the IPL, moved the key back to
normal, powered on, and then system attention light came on, and returned a
code of 11 0000 000C.



-----Original Message-----
From: Neil Palmer <neilp@dpslink.com>
To: MIDRANGE-L@midrange.com <MIDRANGE-L@midrange.com>
Date: Sunday, January 21, 2001 11:24 PM
Subject: Re: AS/400 9404 Model E10


>If everything is hooked up correctly, the only thing you would need to
>press on the front panel is the power switch.
>What could be wrong ?  A couple of guesses:
>a) OS/400 did NOT come with the hardware back in the days of the E10.
>Maybe the last thing done before it was powered down was to erase the
>disks ?
>b) The disks were damaged in transport and now won't power up - or some of
>the cards became unseated (try reseating the cards and making sure the
>cables are tightly attached).
>
>When you press the power switch on the front panel (panel should be
>displaying 01 B at that point - up/down buttons to 02, Enter, up/down to
>B, Enter - and the keylock should be in the Normal position) is there ant
>activity (changing codes) in the LCD display ?  Does it stop after a while
>with a code displayed and the yellow ATtention light on ?
>
>...Neil
>
>
>
>
>
>"Brad McDaniel" <mcdawbm@mindspring.com>
>Sent by: owner-midrange-l@midrange.com
>2001/01/21 21:01
>Please respond to MIDRANGE-L
>
>
>        To:     <MIDRANGE-L@midrange.com>
>        cc:
>        Subject:        AS/400 9404 Model E10
>
>Hello Folks -
>
>I recently purchased an AS/400 9404 Model E10 from my employer for a mere
>$45 (although I was told that even that was too much!).  However, I can't
>seem to get the thing to boot up.  Does it need some sort of boot disk?
>The
>OS should be loaded already, as it was running fine until the day they
>turned it off and shipped it out the door, but other that, I have no idea
>what software is loaded on it, if any.  As far as I know, the terminal and
>keyboard are all hooked up correctly, and the power works.
>
>I have a feeling I need to run one of the functions you can enter on the
>front of the box to get it going, but I don't know which one.  I know I
>sound like a complete moron here, but I am usually on the development side
>of the fence, and have no hardware operations experience with the 400.
>
>Any advice would be appreciated.
>
>Thanks,
>
>Brad McDaniel
>
>
>
>
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