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I have a DL 380 G2 that at boot up will not display anything through the VGA port. Is there a way of resetting the CMOS to default settings (which will allow default output through the VGA). I have tried to pull the battery and power supplys for 5 minutes. i am going to leave them unplugged over night to see if it needs more than 5 minutes of disconnection.
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If one is looking to perform a hard reset, then a NMI reset is required, see the following link to a DL380-G2 doc from HP, see page 4-19:
 http://bizsupport1.austin.hp.com/bc/docs/support/SupportManual/c01125948/c01125948.pdf
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i pressed the NMI prior to boot up and it did not work. also having the battery/ power supplys out over night did not work.
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Does the server have iLo board in it?
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No. would installing a PCI graphics card work?
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It's possible.

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Older iLo or RIB cards had a video out put on them.
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