reboot loop after power failure

Manuel Arostegui Ramirez manuel at
Wed Nov 14 12:50:22 UTC 2007

On Wednesday 14 November 2007 13:47:33 Jan Welker wrote:
> Dear List,
> Yesterday evening I had a power outage in my office. My workstation lost
> power. After the power was back I tried to start it again. The result was a
> reboot loop.
> If I switch it on I get no screen, no beep. The fans and the disks are
> spinning (normal start up sounds). After 5 seconds it switches off and does
> the same again. It is for sure a hardware problem.
> Any idea what component is broken (motherboard, power supply or RAM)?
> Thanks,
> Jan

Ummm, hard disk maybe?
If I were you I would try to take the this out, plug it into another machine 
and mount it with a livecd or whatever you feel like, and see if you can see 
anything in it, I mean, data, obviusly.

Good luck

Manuel Arostegui Ramirez.

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