[Thinkpad] T20 power on problem
dberman at 4dv.net
Sat Sep 25 14:09:42 CDT 2004
Does it always get to the IBM splash screen and then hang?
Same result with or without DVD drive? Other optional drives?
With or without PC cards? USB devices?
----- Original Message -----
From: "Ted Frater" <ted.ffrater at virgin.net>
To: <thinkpad at stderr.org>
Sent: Saturday, September 25, 2004 12:35 PM
Subject: Re: [Thinkpad] T20 power on problem
> Ted Frater wrote:
> > Im stumped as Ive never come across this before.
> > I have a T20 2647 84U here that is/was! as new.
> > Had a need to test a dvd drive in it off another T20. whilst powered
> > down changed drive and powered up. found drive was us.
> > removed us drive whilst powered up replaced drive with working
> > original powered down
> > Powered up to check all was ok and found it hung at the IBM splash
> > screen with fully charged battery light green and flasing fully
> > charged. as it is.
> > Powetred down then changed changed the memory, and then the HD , still
> > no boot.
> > Unplugged and put to one side to do some thing else.
> > Son picked it up pressed the power button all was well, running on
> > battery only.
> > Plugged in the psu once it was fully up and running all is well.
> > Powered down and poweredup with both psu and battery in same problem
> > back.
> > so powered down, removed battery and powered up on psu only all also ok.
> > so it boots perfectly on either mains or battery but not on both.
> > once booted I can put in psu to charge battery or remove battery to
> > run and all is well.
> > what have I screwed up?
> > Hope someone can help.
> > regards Ted.
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> Hi Bruce, Bill, James, and anyone else.
> Any suggestions on my problem?
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