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Not All Beep Codes Signal an Error for Intel® Server Boards


Last Reviewed: 20-Dec-2016
Article ID: 000006795

Intel boards and systems are designed to indicate USB readiness by a series of beep codes during POST, before video becomes available. These beeps mean USB is powered and initialized.

Devices such as a pen drives or USB CD/DVD ROM drives attached to an external USB port, generates a beep once the device is recognized, powered, and initialized.

These beep codes do not signal any error. They signal USB and external device readiness during POST.

For a complete list of beep codes, see the Technical Product Specification (TPS) for your board.

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