1 Long 2 Short beeps. HP laptop

Hewlett-packard DV6000
March 9, 2009 at 02:13:34
Specs: Ubuntu 8.10
Hello,

I have the same problem on: http://www.computing.net/answers/ha...

Except that:
1. It is random, sometimes I power the laptop and everything is fine, and sometimes I power the laptop and I get those beeps.
2. Even though I get those 1 long, 2 short beeps, the laptop does actually continue booting, I once logged in (blindly of course since there's nothing displayed on the screen), and run a some commands (I logged into linux virtual console, so I can just use the keyboard), I was able to verify that I am actually running a normal system by running commands that would give a beep, or play some sound.

3. Sometimes when the laptop powers on without beeping (and, hence the screen working), the WiFi adapter is not detected at all !
4. I found that when the above issues (1&3) happen, if I cover the laptop with a blanket for a while, until it becomes a little hot usually does help with the next reboot !
5. I had this problem at the beginning of 2008, and I was then in the warranty period, so they replaced the motherboard, then this problem returned again about 2 months ago (November or December, the weather started to be really cold that time, which made me think of warming the laptop as mentioned in 4).

6. I checked the BIOS version, and I found it to be the correct version (F.3D) as in: http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/...


Now that I am out of warranty period, I dunno what to do.


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#1
March 9, 2009 at 04:43:11
Look at the article linked below.

http://www.theinquirer.net/inquirer...


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#2
April 12, 2009 at 08:21:02
This is a common problem.

The issue is with your graphics chip.

The Graphics Chip controls your Video Display, Wireless Controller, Media Panel, Mouse Track Pad.

The graphics chip is not faulty, its a problem with the solder points.

We have a 90% success rate in repairing these issue.

www.laptoprepairspecialist.co.uk
www.laptoprepairspecialist.com


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#3
April 12, 2009 at 08:24:45
This is a common problem.

The issue is with your graphics chip.

The Graphics Chip controls your Video Display, Wireless Controller, Media Panel, Mouse Track Pad.

The graphics chip is not faulty, its a problem with the solder points.

We have a 90% success rate in repairing these issue.


http://www.laptoprepairspecialist.c...

http://www.laptoprepairspecialist.com


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