Error and Informational Messages: Dell Precision WorkStation 730 User's Guide

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Error and Informational Messages: Dell Precision™ WorkStation 730 User's Guide

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Beep Codes

The BIOS uses a series of beeps on the internal speaker to alert the user to problems during the boot process. In the Table 21, numbers indicate beeps; dashes indicate a pause between beeps.

Table 17. BIOS Beep Codes

Beep Code Description
1-1-5 Memory failure (all four rows have mismatched Serial Presence Detect [SPD] data). Specification requires all four DIMMs of any row must have the same SPD data.
3-3-1 Recovery started
3-3-3 Recovery completed successfully

BIOS Messages

Configuration Manager Messages

Password is incorrect!

The password you entered does not match the required password.

Password must be cleared before a new password can be set!

Use the Clear User Password or Clear Administrator Password button on the Security Tab to clear the password before entering a new password.

Password cannot be zero length!

Passwords must contain one or more characters.

Password entries do not match!

The passwords entered in the Password Verification dialog do not match. Enter the passwords again.

Altered settings have not been saved! Selecting "Continue" will discard changes.

Configuration settings have been changed but not saved. Press Continue to exit without saving the changes, or press Clear to return to Configuration Manager.


PXE Client Status and Error Messages

PXE-E05: Download buffer is smaller than requested file.

This error is displayed if the size of the requested file is larger than the allocated download buffer.

PXE-E07: Network device error.

Network device could not be initialized or had some other unexpected failure.

PXE-E09: Could not allocate I/O buffers.

This error is displayed if there is not enough system memory to allocate network I/O buffers.

PXE-E12: Could not detect network connection. Check cable.

Cable is not connected to NIC or something is wrong with NIC or cable.

PXE-E16: Valid PXE offer not received.

Client did not receive a valid PXE offer. This error is displayed for a number of reasons:

  • There are no Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP) or proxyDHCP servers that can receive the clients DHCP discover packets.

  • There are no DHCP or proxyDHCP servers that can transmit DHCP offer packets to the client.

  • The DHCP and/or proxyDHCP offer packets received by the client do not contain enough information to complete a remote boot.

PXE-E21: Remote boot cancelled.

The user pressed <Esc> or <Ctrl+C> or selected a "Local Boot" option from the remote boot menu.

This message is also displayed when a DHCP/proxyDHCP server sends down a menu that autoselects "Local Boot" and when a boot server sends down a bootstrap program that returns control to the PXE LoadFile protocol.

PXE-E22: Client received an ICMP error from server.

An Internet Control Message Protocol (ICMP) error was sent to the client by a PXE boot server or M/TFTP server.

PXE-E23: Client received TFTP error from server.

A Trivial File Transfer Protocol (TFTP) server sent a TFTP error packet to the client.

PXE-E98: <extra information about previous error code>

If available, extra error information will be displayed about the previous error message.

PXE-E99: Unexpected network error: XXh

This error is displayed if an EFI status code is returned by the network drivers that was not expected by the PXE LoadFile protocol.

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