POST/Startup numeric error codes - IBM eServer xSeries 205



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In the following error codes, x can be any number or letter.

Error code/symptom FRU/action
062 (Three consecutive boot failures using the default configuration)
  1. Run the Configuration/Setup Utility program
  2. Battery
  3. System board
  4. Microprocessor
101, 102, 106 (System and processor error)

System board

114 (Adapter read-only memory (ROM) error)
  1. Failing adapter
  2. Run diagnostics
151 (Real time clock error)
  1. Run diagnostics
  2. Battery
  3. System board
161 (Real time clock battery error)
  1. Run the Configuration/Setup Utility program
  2. Battery
  3. System board

162 (Device configuration error)

NOTE: Be sure to load the default settings and any additional desired settings; then, save the configuration.

  1. Run the Configuration/Setup Utility program
  2. Battery
  3. Failing device
  4. System board
163 (Real-time clock error)
  1. Run the Configuration/Setup Utility program
  2. Battery
  3. System board
164 (Memory configuration changed)
  1. Run the Configuration/Setup Utility program
  2. Battery
  3. DIMM
  4. System board
184 (Power-on password damaged)
  1. Run the Configuration/Setup Utility program
  2. System board
185 (Drive startup sequence information corrupted)
  1. Run the Configuration/Setup Utility program
  2. Battery
  3. System board
187 (VPD serial number not set)
  1. Set serial number in the Configuration/Setup Utility program
  2. System board
188 (Bad EEPROM CRC number 2)
  1. Run the Configuration/Setup Utility program
  2. System board
189 (An attempt was made to enter the system with invalid passwords)

Run the Configuration/Setup Utility program

201 (Memory test error)
  1. DIMM
  2. SMP board
289 (DIMM disabled by the user or system)
  1. Run the Configuration/Setup Utility program
  2. DIMM
  3. System board

301 (Keyboard or keyboard controller error)

 

  1. Keyboard
  2. System board
303 (Keyboard controller error)

System board

602 (Invalid diskette boot record)
  1. Diskette
  2. Diskette drive
  3. Drive cable
  4. System board
604 (Diskette drive error)
  1. Run the Configuration/Setup Utility program and diagnostics
  2. Diskette drive
  3. Drive cable
  4. System board
662 (Diskette drive configuration error)
  1. Run the Configuration/Setup Utility program and diagnostics
  2. Diskette drive
  3. Drive cable
  4. System board
962 (Parallel port error)
  1. Run the Configuration/Setup Utility program
  2. System board
11xx (System board serial port 1 or 2 error)
  1. Run the Configuration/Setup Utility program
  2. System board
1762 (Hard drive configuration error, IDE only)
  1. Hard disk drive
  2. Hard disk cables
  3. Run the Configuration/Setup Utility program
  4. System board
178x (Hard drive error, IDE only)
  1. Hard disk cables
  2. Hard disk adapter
  3. Hard disk drive
  4. System board
1800 (No more hardware interrupt available for PCI adapter)
  1. Run the Configuration/Setup Utility program
  2. Remove the adapter
1801 (No more ROM space available for PIC adapter)
  1. Run the Configuration/Setup Utility program
  2. Remove the adapter
  3. Disable the adapter BIOs and run the Configuration/Setup Utility program
1962 (Drive does not contain a valid boot sector)
  1. Verify that a startable operating system is installed
  2. Run diagnostics
  3. Hard disk drive
  4. SCSI backplane
  5. Cable
  6. System board
5962 (IDE CD-ROM drive configuration error)
  1. Run the Configuration/Setup Utility program
  2. CD-ROM drive
  3. CD-ROM power cable
  4. IDE cable
  5. System board
  6. Battery
8603 (Pointing device error)
  1. Pointing device
  2. System board
00012000 (Machine check architecture error)
  1. Microprocessor
  2. System board
00019701 (Microprocessor 1 failed)
  1. Microprocessor
  2. System board
00180200 (No more I/O space available for PCI adapter)
  1. Run the Configuration/Setup Utility program
  2. Adapter
  3. System board
00180300 (No more memory above 1MB for PCI adapter)
  1. Run the Configuration/Setup Utility program
  2. Adapter
  3. System board.
00180500 (PCI option ROM checksum error)
  1. PCI adapter
  2. System board
00180600 (PCI device BIST failure; PCI bridge error)
  1. Run the Configuration/Setup Utility program
  2. Adapter
  3. System board
00180700 (PCI device not responding)
  1. System board
  2. PCI adapter
00181000 (General PCI error)
  1. Adapter
  2. System board
I9990650 (AC power has been restored)
  1. Check cable
  2. Check for interruption of power
  3. Power cable

 

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Document id:  MIGR-44190
Last modified:  2013-05-23
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