EX48x Error Codes

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Originally posted on the HP EX48x Support Pages [1]

This document applies to HP MediaSmart Server EX485 and EX487.


Health Indicator Codes

The Tables below are a breakdown of the Health indicator displays.

To see this code, using a paper clip, press and release the recessed Status/Recovery button on the front of the server.

Figure 1: Status/Recovery button

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Health indicator codes when the indicator starts as solid red

Code Description Action
Solid red—no code Operating system or application error. See Windows Home Server Console for error condition.
1 aqua white, 2 red System drive failed to boot. If the light-bar for the system drive (the lowest light-bar) is also red, you need to replace the system hard drive .
1 aqua white, 3 red Operating system USB boot failed. Check that lowest USB port on back of server has boot source.
1 aqua white, 4 red Recovery mode failed. Contact HP Support at http://www.hp.com/support
1 aqua white, 5 red Multiple boot failure. Contact HP Support at http://www.hp.com/support
1 aqua white, 6 red Service code. Do not hold state button longer that 3 seconds. Shut down and repeat


Health indicator codes when the indicator starts as blinking red

Code Description Action
2 aqua white, 1 red BIOS corrupted. Repeat power-on to validate. If repeats contact HP Support at http://www.hp.com/support
2 aqua white, 2 red Memory failure. Contact HP Support at http://www.hp.com/support
2 aqua white, 3 red BIOS recovery source not present. Contact HP Support at http://www.hp.com/support

References

  1. http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/document?docname=c01586243&lc=en&dlc=en&cc=us&product=3855979&rule=21482&lang=en