HP Compaq dx2100 MT Specifications
Service Reference Card HP Compaq dx2100 MT Series Business PC Computer Setup Menu (Continued) Heading Option / Description Advanced Chipset Features PCI Express Root Port Func - Allows you to set PCI Express Port 1 Auto, Enabled, or disabled and also to set PCI-e Compliance Mode to either v1.0 or 1.0a. On-Chip Frame Buffer Size (VGA Setting) - Allows you to set buffer size to 1MB or 8 MB. DVMT Mode (VGA Setting) - Allows you to set mode to Fixed, DVMT, or Both. © 2005 Hewlett-Packard Development Company, L.P. The information contained herein is subject to change without notice. HP shall not be liable for technical or editorial errors or omissions contained herein. Intel, Pentium, Intel Inside, and the Intel logo are trademarks or registered trademarks of the Intel Corporation and its subsidiaries in the U. S. and other countries. DVMT /Fixed Memory Size (VGA Setting) - Allows you to set memory size to 64MB or 128 MB. Init Display First (VGA Setting) - Allows you to set initial clock detection to PCI slot or Onboard. Auto Detect PCI Clk - Disables/enables PCI clock auto detection. Spread Spectrum - Disables/enables clock spread spectrum. Document Number 404568-001. 1st Edition November 2005. Integrated Peripherals Key Specifications USB Controller - Disables/enables USB controller. USB Legacy Support - Disables/enables USB keyboard and mouse. Onboard Audio - Allows you to auto-detect or disable onboard audio. Processor Type: Intel Celeron D or Pentium 4 Onboard LAN - Disables/enables onboard LAN controller. RAM Type: DDR PC2 4200, non-ECC Maximum RAM Supported: 4 GB Onboard LAN Boot ROM- Disables/enables Boot ROM onboard on the LAN chip. Expansion Bus: PCI 2.2 Onboard Serial Port 1 - Allows you to select one of these settings: Disabled, 3F8/IRQ4, 2F8/IRQ3, 3E8/IRQ4, or 2E8/IRQ3. Graphics Adapter Integrated controller. PCI-e support. Hard drive interface: SATA 1.5 Gb/s I/O Interfaces: Serial (1), parallel (1), USB 2.0 (6), diskette drive (1) Onboard Parallel Port - Allows you to select one of these settings: Disabled, 378/IRQ7, 278/IRQ5, or 3BC/IRQ7. Parallel Port Mode - Allows you to set parallel port mode to SPP, EPP, ECP, or ECP+EPP. ECP Mode use DMA - If parallel port mode set to ECP or ECP+EPP, allows you to set DMA channel for ECP mode to 1 or 3. System Setup and Boot Basic system information regarding system information, setup, power management, hardware, and passwords is maintained in the Setup Utility held in the system ROM. The Setup Utility is accessed by pressing the F10 key when prompted (on screen) to do so during the boot sequence. If the screen prompt opportunity is missed, a restart will be necessary. Power Management Setup Power On After Power-Fail - Allows you to select system power loss behavior to Last state, On, or Off. Heading Option / Description System Information Lists the following main system specifications: MODEM use IRQ - Allows you to set IRQ for modem to NA (disable), 3, 4, 5, 7, 9, 10, or 11. Resume by PME - Disables/enable the feature. • • • • • • Product Name SKU number Processor Type Processor Speed CPU ID Cache Size • • • • • • Memory Size System ROM Integrated MAC Address UUID System serial number Asset tag number Wake on Device S5 - Disables/enables wake device from network. Resume by Alarm - Disables/enables RTC alarm. Date (of Month) Alarm - If resume by Alarm is enabled, allows you to select the day of the month to resume RTC alarm. Time (hh:mm:ss) Alarm - Allows you to set the time the RTC alarm will resume if the Resume by Alarm feature is enabled. Date (mm/dd/yy) - Allows you to set system date. Time (hh:mm:ss) - Allows you to set system time. PATA Controller - Disables/enables PATA controller PnP/PCI Configurations PATA Ch 0 Master/PATA Ch 0 Slave - Allows you to detect IDE HDD size in selected channel, set UIDE on selected channel, set access mode on selected channel, view firmware version, and capacities, run SMART HDD status, and perform various SMART tests. SATA Controller - Disables/enables controller and both SATA and PATA channels. PC Health Status Floppy Controller - Disables/enables floppy drive controller. Drive A - allows you to set floppy drive to None or 1.44, 3.5 in. IRQ Resources - When resources are manually controlled, allows you to assign a type to each system interrupt based on the device using it. CPU Temperature - View. CPU Fan Speed - View. System Fan Speed - View. SATA Port - Displays the SATA Port settings. PATA Ch 0 Master/PATA Ch 1 Master - Allows you to detect HDD size in selected channel, set extended drive on selected channel, set access mode on selected channel, view firmware version, and capacities, run SMART HDD status, and perform various SMART tests. Allows you to select whether resources are controlled automatically or manually. Maximum Payload Size - Allows you to set TLP payload size for the PCI-e devices to 128, 256, 512, 1024, 2048, or 4096 bytes. PATA IDE Mode - Allows you to identify if the PATA device is for the primary or secondary channel. Advanced BIOS Features ACPI Suspend Type - Allows you to set ACPI suspend to S1 (POS), S3 (STR) or S1 & S3. Soft off by Power Button - Allows you to set power button to instant off or 4 second delay. Computer Setup Menu Standard CMOS Setup ACPI Function - Disables/enables ACPI functions. Changing this can make the installed OS unusable. SYS Fan Fault Check - Disable/enable detection of fan failure during POST. Load Optimized Defaults Allows you to reset Computer Setup to factory defaults. Set Supervi- Allows you to set a password to control access to Computer Setup. sor Password Halt On - Allows you to set POST error behavior. Set User Password Allows you to set a password to control access to the Computer. POST Delay - Allows you to set a POST delay to 1, 5, 10, 15, or 30 seconds. Save & Exit Setup Allows you to save current settings and exit Computer Setup. Device Boot Disabling - Allows you to restrict a device from booting. Exit Without Saving Allows you to exit Computer Setup without saving changes. Removable Device Boot Priority - Allows you to specify the order of attached removable devices in the boot sequence. Hard Disk Boot Priority - Allows you to specify the order in which attached HDDs are booted. Optical Drive Boot Priority - Allows you to specify the order in which attached ODDs are checked for a bootable operating system image. Network Boot priority - Allows you to specify the order in which network devices are checked for a bootable OS image. F9 Boot Menu Display - Disables/enables Boot menu. Quick Power On Self Test - Disables/enables system to skip select tests while booting. First, Second, or Third Boot Device - Allows you to specify boot sequence or disable any of the three devices. HDD S.M.A.R.T. Capability - Disables/enables S.M.A.R.T. Capability Boot up Numlock Status - Allows you to turn the default feature on or off. Security Option - Allows you to set security to determine whether a password is needed for booting or when entering Computer Setup. Hyper-Threading Technology - Disables/enables hyper-threading if the OCS permits it. APIC Mode - Disables/enables APIC. MPS Version Control for OS - Allows you to select 1.1 or 1.4 MPS table version. OS Select for DRAM > 64MB -Allows you to select OS2 or Non-OS2. Use OS2 only when RAM is greater than 64 MB. BIOS write Protection - Disables/enables ROM BIOS upgrading. Failsafe Boot Block ROM Diagnostic Functions The computer comes with a reprogrammable flash system ROM (read only memory). To upgrade the ROM, download the latest ROM BIOS image from the HP Web site (www.hp.com) and follow the online GUI/instructions. Diagnostic functions are provided by the Setup Utility (in system ROM) and by Insight Diagnostics. Insight Diagnostics provides detailed system information including: All ROM BIOS images from HP are digitally signed to ensure authenticity and minimize potential corruption. Your system ROM includes a Failsafe Boot Block that is protected during the flash process and allows the computer to be restarted in the unlikely event of an unsuccessful ROM flash. If the system detects an invalid system ROM during the boot sequence the system will search for a bootable device. To recover from the Boot Block recovery mode complete the following steps: • • • • • Processor type and speed Memory amount, mapping, and integrity Hardware peripheral availability/settings Hard drive type, space used/available System identification, asset tracking Insight Diagnostics may be pre installed on some models and can be downloaded free of charge from www.hp.com. Boot Block Recovery 1. Remove any bootable media from the computer and turn off power. 2. Insert a bootable diskette, or CD containing the ROM BIOS. Error Conditions and Messages 3. Turn on power to the system. Chassis Diagnostic LEDs 4. The system will automatically flash the ROM, load the BIOS default, and then boot to the operating system. Power LED Event Steady green System on (normal operation) Steady green for 3 seconds followed by a 1 second pause System overheating. Blinks green @ 0.5 Hz Suspend to RAM (some models) Security Functions The system offers a single supervisor password for system and data protection. The password, if established, protects the computer from unauthorized access by prompting the user for a password during power up. The password, if established, protects the computer from unauthorized or inadvertent re-configuration by prompting the user for a password prior to entering the Setup Utility. Establishing a password: 1. Turn on or restart the computer. If you are in Windows, click Start > Shut Down > Restart the computer. 2. When the F10 Setup message appears in the lower-right corner of the screen, press the F10 key. Press Enter to bypass the title screen, if necessary. If you do not press F10 when prompted, a restart will be necessary. 3. Select Password Option, then select Change Supervisor Password and follow the instructions on the screen. You may also want to establish the Password check at this time. This will allow you to specify when the password will be required. 4. Before exiting, click File > Save Changes and Exit. Blinks green @ 0.5 Hz Normal Suspend Off (clear) Computer off Blinks green 5 times @ 1 Hz * Memory not seated / installed Blinks green 6 times @ 1 Hz * Graphics card error Blinks green 8 times @ 1 Hz* Invalid ROM NOTE: * Repeated after 2 second pause Common POST Error Messages Screen Message Probable Cause Recommended Action Parity Error Fatal memory parity error. System halts after displaying this message. Reseat memory modules. Replace memory modules ... Master/... Slave Hard Disk Error (Primary/Secondary) Master/Slave hard drive could not be initialized by the BIOS. Reseat the device data and power cables. Replace the device data cable. Replace the device. Replace the system board. ...Master/Slave Drive — ATAPI Incompatible Device configured as a (Primary/Secondary) Master/Slave failed an ATAPI compatibility test. Replace the device. Replace the system board. SMART capable but Command Failed. SMART Command Failed BIOS unable to send a SMART message to the device. Backup the data on the hard drive. Replace the hard drive. SMART status Bad, Backup and replace. SMART Capable and Status Bad. SMART capable hard drive detects an imminent failure. Backup the data on the hard drive. Replace the hard drive. DMA-1 Error DMA-2 Error DMA Controller Error Error when initializing the DMA controller. Reconnect the cables on the peripheral device. Replace the data cable. Replace the device. Replace the system board. Changing a password: 1. Turn on or restart the computer. If you are in Windows, click Start > Shut Down > Restart the Computer. To change the setup password, run Computer Setup. 2. When the key icon appears, type your current password, a slash (/) or alternate de-limiter character, your new password, another slash (/) or alternate delimiter character, and your new password again as shown: current password/new password/new password. NOTE: Type the new password carefully since the actual characters do not appear on the screen. 3. Press the enter key. The new password will take effect the next time the computer is restarted. Deleting a password 1. Turn on or restart the computer. If you are in Windows, click Start > Shut Down > Restart the Computer. To delete the setup password, run Computer Setup (F10). 2. When the key icon appears, type your current password followed by a slash (/) or alternate delimiter character as shown. Example: currentpassword/ 3. Press the Enter key. Clearing CMOS 1. Shut down the system and disconnect the power cord from the power outlet. 2. Remove the chassis access panel. 3. On the system board, move the CMOS jumper from pins 2-3 to pins 1-2 4. Allow the jumper to remain in that position for at least 5 seconds then, return the jumper to pins 2-3. 5. Replace the chassis access panel and reconnect the power cord. 6. Turn on the computer and allow it to start. Checking BIOS could not write to the NVRAM...Update NVRAM block. Failed Change system board jumper JP2 to pins 2-3, then flash the system BIOS. Reset jumpers to 1-2. Replace the system board. NVRAM Ignored or NVRAM Bad NVRAM data used to store plug and play data was not used for system configuration in POST. Restart computer, access Computer Setup. Select Load Default Settings > Save and Exit. Change system board jumper JP2 to pins 2-3, then flash the BIOS. Reset jumpers to 1-2. NVRAM Checksum Bad, NVRAM Cleared Error detected while validating NVRAM data. Restart the computer, use the F10 Key to access Computer Setup, Select Load Default Settings > Save and Exit. Microcode Error BIOS could not find or load CPU microcode to update the CPU. Ensure the system board BIOS supports the processor. Change system board jumper JP2 to pins 2-3, then flash the BIOS. Reset jumpers to 1-2. Security Features How It Is Established Feature Purpose Floppy drive controller Prevents the transfer of data to or from the floppy drive. Setup Utilities Device Boot Disabling Prevents booting from and or all of these devices: Internal or external USB, Internal ODD, or Internal FDD Setup Utilities Security Option Prevents use of computer until password is entered. Can apply to both initial startup and restart. Setup Utilities BIOS Write Protect Restricts ability to change ROM BIOS without approval. Setup Utilities. USB Controller Allows you to disable or enable all USB devices. Setup Utilities NOTE: For more information about Setup Utilities refer to the Computer Setup Menu on the previous page or in the Service Reference Guide.
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