[iyonix-support] Re: No screen on Boot-up - more observations

  • From: Roger Darlington <rogerarm@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: iyonix-support@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Thu, 15 Mar 2007 21:01:34 GMT

On 15 Mar 2007, Cyril Johnson wrote:
> In message <4ec3ec6502graham@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
>           Graham Jenkins <graham@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> When I switch on my Iyonix it runs through the pre-desk routines and then
>> as it switches to desktop I get the briefest of flashes of the Risc OS 5
>> logo before the screen goes completely blank. The boot apparently continues
>> to completion judging by the harddisc activity light. If I then press the
>> reset button the whole process re-starts and usually the desktop screen
>> appears normally. I am running Reporter during the boot and it produces
>> loads of information, but because I have pressed reset since the initial
>> turn on the report only lists the last successful start, which isn't much
>> help. I am running v.5.13 but the situation was the same with v.5.11.
>> Can anyone suggest the most likely culprit for this behaviour?
>> TIA
>> Graham
>  I can't explain it, but I get something similar. The monitor is an
> Iiyama and left to itself starts up with a white screen until the
> Iyonix contacts it. Sometimes the monitor ignores the Iyonix
> altogether (i.e. the screen stays white); pressing reset usually puts
> things right, but from time to time even this has no effect and I have
> to switch off at the mains and (after a suitable interval) switch on
> and start up again. At one time one in three start ups were abortive.
> The best way of starting up is to switch on at the mains and press the
> Iyonix's start button virtually simultaneously. Very few start ups go
> wrong in this case.

Does your monitor have 2 inputs?

If so, could it be trying to lock-onto the second input, because the 
one expected isn't at first present?



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