if say wanting to use very old linux here? not said what.
the coin cell battery new is installed. first
the power on mobo, no pci/agp cards.
USE REAR VGA PORT TO MONITOR and usb keyboard.,
power on and./ go to bios.
key (may fail if caps lock set wrong)
or this (control + Alt + del) read page 40
see bios page 1
page 1 right pane, click load optimized defaults
set time and date
set boot device in boot order page
exit save key now
now PC can boot to things listed in boot order bios
boot from other device (enabled)
next it boot priority page. IDE , or usb etc.
save all changes and exit.
1= I am ok, good. silly 2005 era, sure.
1 Long Beep, 2 Short Beeps video card error
1 Long Beep, 3 Short Beeps video ram fails, or DDR2
1 High Pitched Beep, 1 Low Pitched Beep (Repeating) = CPU OVERHEATING OR BAD CPU
1 High Pitched Beep (Repeating)= CPU OVEHEATINGOTHER BEEP CODES, BAD DDR1 MEMORY.
17 YEAR BEEPS OUCH HARD TO FIND.