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My Amiga doesn't start up and shows X color

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My Amiga doesn't boot, and it shows X color.

And doesn't show the disk loading screen.
asked Mar 4, 2015 in Amiga by Tomse C64 (100 points)

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The bootup screen colors mean something for each color. If you don't end up seeing the bootscreen, you might see these colors.

For black screen the system doesn't work and doesn't even start the initial selftest.

 

Quoting the Amiga 4000 User's Guide (Chapter 7-3) below (ED: The Passed test colours have been modified to fit the actual screen, it says Light Gray for all 3 in the manual, but the screen changes colors)

Test Status

Color

Description

Passed Test

Dark Gray

Initial hardware configuration tests passed

 

Light Gray

Initial system software tests passed

 

White

Final initialization test passed

Failed Test

Red

ROM error

 

Green

Chip RAM error

 

Blue

Custom chips error

 

Yellow

680x0 detected error before software trapped it (GURU)

Here's something you might want to try to help fix your Amiga.

http://qa.retro-commodore.eu/index.php?qa=9&qa_1=what-can-i-do-to-fix-my-amiga-im-no-technician

 

answered Mar 4, 2015 by Tomse C64 (100 points)
edited Mar 4, 2015 by Tomse
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