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You don't have it connected to a net hub I presume? It can be
either 10BaseT or 100BaseT -- the system auto switches. But -- this
failure should not prevent the rest of the boot sequence.
Reasonable for it to complain -- because you can't test its read
or write capabilities without a floppy in the drive. But this should
not stop things either.
Now -- you should get your "data access error" when it tries to
read the unformatted hard disk -- but it should go on past that, too,
and eventually come back to the "ok" prompt.
I did not notice it reaching the stage of testing the RAM.
How much RAM do you have in it -- and where? The FEH, for the
375-0066, 375-0079 and 375-0115 system boards states "The minimum memory
requirement is two DIMMs in any bank. And the banks are two adjacent
DIMM sockets -- bank 0 being the pair closest to the edge of the board,
and bank 1 being the pair closest to the UPA slot (the slot for the
Creator-3D framebuffer, which is *not* a PCI bus card.)
Hmm ... also -- are there any PCI cards in the system? I would
pull them, and the Creator-3D framebuffer, and perhaps half of the DIMMs
if you have all four DIMMs. If it does not pass the RAM test then, try
exchanging the two which you still have in with the two which you
pulled. I have seen failed DIMMs, or failed cards lock up the bus on
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