Whats wrong with the dual socket F install?
Posted on 2009-07-14
motherboard is defult settings as received
no video output
new out of box S2932WG2NR-E Thunder n3600M
UNKNOWN BIOS version
the LCD 8segment display error codes flash FF and then stop on dO
(These error codes are NOT in user manual)
barebones / not in a case yet ..
powered up with motherboard mounted power button
CPU1 + 2 DIMM @ slots CPU1DIMM6 + CPU1DIMM7 (<- as per user's manual)
CPU1 + CPU2 @ ALL DIMM slots
CPU1 + 1 DIMM @ slots CPU1DIMM0 (<- suggested by Kelly)
keyboard and LCD monitor attached (SVGA port)
results exactly same with all 3 configurations ..
monitors work on other CPUs in store's repair shop
I purchased this motherboard with the information supplied by TYAN presales that it shipped with the newest bios to support this 2382 Shanghai CPU
I DO NOT have another Opteron CPU to test for bios issue .. no video output to determine what the issue is. Neither wholesaler or store has an older model Opteron available for test/flash bios.
TYAN support has been contacted, and I was advised that the bios version was on the label on the bios chip. The sticker on the amibios reads as follows:
the expected version of bios is 2.03
TYAN support has yet to respond to the updated information
Anyone that has experience with this type of motherboard?