Both of my units from this recent purchase came up with video on the VGA output. The only issue was dead CMOS batteries.
My first server from last year failed to POST and had no VGA output. I think I ended up clearing the BIOS/BMC settings via a jumper and eventually getting in that way.
Noticed some decent deals from two different sellers. All have i5-6500T and 8GB ram with various drive sizes
HP Prodesk 600 G2
Dell Optiplex 3050
I've been looking for a 1U Supermicro server that takes E5-2600v4 for a while and the barebones units on ebay have been way too expensive.
I found this listing and thought it could be a good deal for anyone looking for a complete server.
They accepted an...
I'm semidetached0 on ebay (feel free to message me to confirm). Shipping from US ZIP 17036 not included. Offers welcome. Paypal or Zelle.
Willing to ship
4 2 x E5-4627v3 (10 core, no HT, 2.6GHz base 3.2GHz turbo) $40/pair
1 x Ruckus R500 AP (Unleashed firmware) w/ PoE...
My unit also didn't boot out of the box. I managed to get in via IPMI and found out that either the BMC (or BIOS, can't remember) had been upgraded out of order. Can you get in via the web interface and see what versions are currently installed?
I zipped up everything I found: two revs of the BIOS and BMC, the expander FW, and both IT and IR FW for the SAS controller. My expander identified itself as the "S2PH" model, so I used the "Broadcom" file.