[parisc-linux] C180 questions

Grant Grundler grundler@dsl2.external.hp.com
Mon, 24 Jun 2002 13:22:59 -0600

Chris Jantzen wrote:
> When I insert a PCI card, I get the dreaded firmware halt. The serial number
> on this box is low enough that it could have PCI bugs that I've read about
> on the net. Is this still repairable?

theoretically, yes.

> Can it be worked around in software/firmware?

Definitely not.

> (Firmware 5.2, FWIW) I'm assuming that not only is the original
> warranty long expired, that it wouldn't have transferred anyways. I have
> a request in to HP support, I was just curious if this has been
> encountered by anyone here before/recently.


> ...and I fear
> HP may reject my request for support based on not running HP-UX.

I don't think the HW support groups care unless they need to run
diags or something. In this case they don't.