Cisco PIX 506e won't boot

Cisco PIX 506E hangs during boot. This is as far as it gets:

CISCO SYSTEMS PIX FIREWALL Embedded BIOS Version 4.3.207 01/02/02 16:12:22.73 Compiled by morlee


PCI Device Table. Bus Dev Func VendID DevID Class Irq

00 00 00 8086 7192 Host Bridge 00 07 00 8086 7110 ISA Bridge 00 07 01 8086 7111 IDE Controller 00 07 02 8086 7112 Serial Bus 9 00 07 03 8086 7113 PCI Bridge 00 0D 00 8086 1209 Ethernet 11 00 0E 00 8086 1209 Ethernet 10

Any suggesstions?

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I can get to the "Testing Mode Menu" by pressing ESC before it hangs. All tests pass:

Numeric Coprocessor: Passed. Protected Mode Test: Passed. Low Memory Test: Passed. Extended Memory Test: Passed.

But if I continue the boot process, it hangs at the same place as before.

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i've a few 506e with the same problem, try the following

open the pix, in the middle of the mainboard there is a jumper, set it to the other position, and boot it again

please let me know if it solves your problem!

p.s.anybody know's where the switch is???

kind regard

Richard Kraal

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