ARCHIVED: For the IBM PS/2, what are the error codes?

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This listing is from the book Upgrading and Repairing PCs. The listing is a compilation from various sources including IBM technical reference manuals and IBM hardware maintenance service manuals.

  01x   Undetermined problem errors

  02x   Power supply errors

  1xx   System Board Errors
  101   System Board Error; Interrupt failure
  102   System Board Error; Timer failure
  103   System Board Error; Timer Interrupt failure
  104   System Board Error; Protected mode failure
  105   System Board Error; Last 8042 command not accepted
  106   System Board Error; Converting logic test
  107   System Board Error; Hot Non Maskable Interrupt test
  108   System Board Error; Timer bus test
  109   System Board Error; Memory select error
  110   PS/2 System Board Error; Parity check error
  111   PS/2 Memory adaptor error
  112   PS/2 MicroChannel arbitration error
  113   PS/2 MicroChannel arbitration error
  121   Unexpected hardware interrupts occured
  131   PC system board cassette port wrap test failure
  161   System Options Not Set-(Run SETUP); Dead battery
  162   System Options Not Set-(Run SETUP);
          CMOS checksum/configuration error
  163   Time & Date Not Set-(Run SETUP); Clock not updating
  164   Memory Size Error-(Run SETUP);
          CMOS setting does not match memory
  165   PS/2 System options not set
  166   PS/2 MicroChannel adapter timeout error
  199   User indicated INSTALLED DEVICES list is not correct

  2xx   Memory (RAM) errors
  201   Memory test failure, error location will be displayed
          in hexadecimal
  202   Memory address error, address lines 00-15
  203   Memory address error, address lines 16-23
  215   PS/2 Motherboard memory failure
  216   PS/2 Motherboard memory failure

  3xx   Keyboard errors
  301   Keyboard did not respond to software reset or a stuck
            key failure was detected.  If a stuck key was detected,
            the scan code for the key is displayed in hexadecimal.
  302   System Unit Keylock is Locked
  303   Keyboard or System Unit Error
  304   Keyboard or System Unit Error; Keyboard clock high
  305   PS/2 Keyboard fuse (on system board) error

  4xx   Monochrome Display Adapter (MDA) errors
  4xx   PS/2 System board parallel port errors
  401   Monochrome memory test, horizontal sync frequency test,
            or video test failure
  401   PS/2 System board parallel port failure
  408   User indicated display attributes failure
  416   User indicated character set failure
  424   User indicated 80x25 mode failure
  432   Parallel port test failure; monochrome display adapter

  5xx   Color Graphics Adapter (CGA) errors
  501   CGA memory test, horizontal sync frequency test, or video
          test failure
  508   User indicated display attribute failure
  516   User indicated character set failure
  524   User indicated 80x25 mode failure
  532   User indicated 40x25 mode failure
  540   User indicated 320x200 graphics mode failure
  548   User indicated 640x200 graphics mode failure

  6xx   Floppy drive/adapter errors
  601   Floppy drive/adapter Power On Self Test failure
  602   Drive test failure; disk boot record not valid
  606   Drive changeline function failure; drive error
  607   Disk is write protected; drive error
  608   Bad command; drive error
  610   Disk initialization failure; track 0 bad
  611   Timeout; drive error
  612   Bad Controller chip
  613   Bad Direct Memory Access; drive error
  614   Bad Direct Memory Access; boundary overrun
  615   Bad index timing; drive error
  616   Drive speed error
  621   Bad seek; drive error
  622   Bad Cyclic Redundancy Check; drive error
  623   Record not found; drive error
  624   Bad address mark; drive error
  625   Bad Controller chip; seek error
  626   Disk data compare error

  7xx   8087, 80287 or 80387 math coprocessor errors

  9xx   Parallel printer adapter errors
  901   Parallel printer adapter test failure

  10xx  Alternate parallel printer adapter errors
  1001  Alternate parallel printer adapter test failure

  11xx  Asynchronous communications adapter errors
  11xx  PS/2 System board async port errors
  1101  Asynchronous communications adapter test failure
  1102  PS/2 System board async port or serial device error
  1106  PS/2 System board async port or serial device error
  1107  PS/2 System board async port or serial cable error
  1108  PS/2 System board async port or serial device error
  1109  PS/2 System board async port or serial device error
  1112  PS/2 System board async port error
  1118  PS/2 System board async port error
  1119  PS/2 System board async port error

  12xx  Alternate asynchronous communications adapter errors
  12xx  PS/2 Dual async adapter error
  1201  Alternate asynchronous communications adapter test failure
  1202  PS/2 Dual async adapter or serial device error
  1206
  1207  PS/2 Dual async adapter or serial cable error
  1208  PS/2 Dual async adapter or serial device error
  1209
  1212  PS/2 Dual async adapter or system board error
  1218
  1219
  1227
  1233
  1234

  13xx  Game control adapter errors
  1301  Game control adapter test failure
  1301  Joy-stick test failure

  14xx  Matrix Printer errors

  15xx  Synchronous data link control (SDLC) communications
          adapter errors
  1510  8255 port B failure
  1511  8255 port A failure
  1512  8255 port C failure
  1513  8253 timer 1 did not reach terminal count
  1514  8253 timer 1 stuck on
  1515  8253 timer 0 did not reach terminal count
  1516  8253 timer 0 stuck on
  1517  8253 timer 2 did not reach terminal count
  1518  8253 timer 2 stuck on
  1519  8273 port B error
  1520  8273 port A error
  1521  8273 command/read timeout
  1522  Interrupt level 4 failure
  1523  Ring Indicate stuck on
  1524  Receive clock stuck on
  1525  Transmit clock stuck on
  1526  Test indicate stuck on
  1527  Ring indicate not on
  1528  Receive clock not on
  1529  Transmit clock not on
  1530  Test indicate not on
  1531  Data set ready not on
  1532  Carrier detect not on
  1533  Clear to send not on
  1534  Data set ready stuck on
  1536  Clear to send stuck on
  1537  Level 3 interrupt failure
  1538  Receive interrupt results error
  1539  Wrap data compare error
  1540  Direct Memory Access channel 1 error
  1541  Direct Memory Access channel 1 error
  1542  Error in 8273 error checking or status reporting
  1547  Stray interrupt level 4
  1548  Stray interrupt level 3
  1549  Interrupt presentation sequence timeout

  16xx  Display emulation errors (327x, 5520, 525x)

  17xx  Fixed disk errors
  1701  Fixed disk POST error
  1702  Fixed disk adapter error
  1703  Fixed disk drive error
  1704  Fixed disk adapter or drive error
  1780  Fixed disk 0 failure
  1781  Fixed disk 1 failure
  1782  Fixed disk controller failure
  1790  Fixed disk 0 error
  1791  Fixed disk 1 error

  18xx  I/O expansion unit errors
  1801  I/O expansion unit POST error
  1810  Enable/Disable failure
  1811  Extender card wrap test failure; disabled
  1812  High order address lines failure; disabled
  1813  Wait state failure; disabled
  1814  Enable/Disable could not be set on
  1815  Wait state failure; disabled
  1816  Extender card wrap test failure; enabled
  1817  High order address lines failure; enabled
  1818  Disable not functioning
  1819  Wait request switch not set correctly
  1820  Receiver card wrap test failure
  1821  Receiver high order address lines failure

  19xx  3270 PC attachment card errors

  20xx  Binary synchronous (BSC) adapter errors
  2010  8255 port A failure
  2011  8255 port B failure
  2012  8255 port C failure
  2013  8253 timer 1 did not reach terminal count
  2014  8253 timer 1 stuck on
  2015  8253 timer 2 did not reach terminal count or
          timer 2 stuck on
  2017  8251 Data set ready failed to come on
  2018  8251 Clear to send not sensed
  2019  8251 Data set ready stuck on
  2020  8251 Clear to send stuck on
  2021  8251 hardware reset failure
  2022  8251 software reset failure
  2023  8251 software "error reset" failure
  2024  8251 transmit ready did not come on
  2025  8251 receive ready did not come on
  2026  8251 could not force "overrun" error status
  2027  Interrupt failure; no timer interrupt
  2028  Interrupt failure; transmit, replace card or planar
  2029  Interrupt failure; transmit, replace card
  2030  Interrupt failure; receive, replace card or planar
  2031  Interrupt failure; receive, replace card
  2033  Ring indicate stuck on
  2034  Receive clock stuck on
  2035  Transmit clock stuck on
  2036  Test indicate stuck on
  2037  Ring indicate stuck on
  2038  Receive clock not on
  2039  Transmit clock not on
  2040  Test indicate not on
  2041  Data set ready not on
  2042  Carrier detect not on
  2043  Clear to send not on
  2044  Data set ready stuck on
  2045  Carrier detect stuck on
  2046  Clear to send stuck on
  2047  Unexpected transmit interrupt
  2048  Unexpected receive interrupt
  2049  Transmit data did not equal receive data
  2050  8251 detected overrun error
  2051  Lost data set ready during data wrap
  2052  Receive timeout during data wrap

  21xx  Alternate binary synchronous communications adapter errors
  2110  8255 port A failure
  2111  8255 port B failure
  2112  8255 port C failure
  2113  8253 timer 1 did not reach terminal count
  2114  8253 timer 1 stuck on
  2115  8253 timer 2 did not reach terminal count or
          timer 2 stuck on.
  2117  8251 Data set ready failed to come on
  2118  8251 Clear to send not sensed
  2119  8251 Data set ready stuck on
  2120  8251 Clear to send stuck on
  2121  8251 hardware reset failure
  2122  8251 software reset failure
  2123  8251 software "error reset" failure
  2124  8251 transmit ready did not come on
  2125  8251 receive ready did not come on
  2126  8251 could not force "overrun" error status
  2127  Interrupt failure; no timer interrupt
  2128  Interrupt failure; transmit, replace card or planar
  2129  Interrupt failure; transmit, replace card
  2130  Interrupt failure; receive, replace card or planar
  2131  Interrupt failure; receive, replace card
  2133  Ring indicate stuck on
  2134  Receive clock stuck on
  2135  Transmit clock stuck on
  2136  Test indicate stuck on
  2137  Ring indicate stuck on
  2138  Receive clock not on
  2139  Transmit clock not on
  2140  Test indicate not on
  2141  Data set ready not on
  2142  Carrier detect not on
  2143  Clear to send not on
  2144  Data set ready stuck on
  2145  Carrier detect stuck on
  2146  Clear to send stuck on
  2147  Unexpected transmit interrupt
  2148  Unexpected receive interrupt
  2149  Transmit Data did not equal receive data
  2150  8251 detected overrun error
  2151  Lost data set ready during data wrap
  2152  Receive timeout during data wrap

  22xx  Cluster adapter errors

  24xx  Enhanced Graphics Adapter (EGA) errors
  24xx  PS/2 System board Video Graphics Array (VGA) errors

  26xx  XT/370 errors

  27xx  AT/370 errors

  28xx  3278/79 emulation adapter errors

  29xx  Color/graphics printer errors

  30xx  Primary PC Network adapter error
  3001  Processor test failure
  3002  ROM checksum test failure
  3003  Unit ID PROM test failure
  3004  RAM test failure
  3005  Host Interface Controller test failure
  3006  +/- 12v test failure
  3007  Digital loopback test failure
  3008  Host detected Host Interface Controller failure
  3009  Sync failure and no Go bit
  3010  Host Interface Controller test OK and no Go bit
  3011  Go bit and no Command 41
  3012  Card not present
  3013  Digital failure; fall through
  3015  Analog failure
  3041  Hot carrier; not this card
  3042  Hot carrier; this card!

  31xx  Secondary PC Network adapter errors
  3101  Processor test failure
  3102  ROM check test failure
  3103  Unit ID PROM test failure
  3104  RAM test failure
  3105  Host Interface Controller test failure
  3106  +/- 12v test failure
  3107  Digital loopback test failure
  3108  Host detected Host Interface Controller failure
  3109  Sync failure and no Go bit
  3110  Host Interface Controller test OK and no Go bit
  3111  Go bit and no Command 41
  3112  Card not present
  3113  Digital failure; fall through
  3115  Analog failure
  3141  Hot carrier; not this card
  3142  Hot carrier; this card!

  33xx  Compact printer errors

  36xx  General Purpose Interface Bus (GPIB) adapter errors

  38xx  Data acquisition adapter errors

  39xx  Professional graphics controller errors

  71xx  Voice communications adapter errors

  73xx  3.5" external diskette drive errors
  7306  Disk changeline function failure; track 0 bad
  7307  Disk is write protected; drive error
  7308  Bad command; drive error
  7310  Disk initialization failure; track 0 bad
  7311  Timeout; drive error
  7312  Bad Controller chip
  7313  Bad Direct Memory Access; drive error
  7314  Bad Direct Memory Access; boundary overrun
  7315  Bad index timing; drive error
  7316  Drive speed error
  7321  Bad seek; drive error
  7322  Bad Cyclic Redundancy Check; drive error
  7323  Record not found; drive error
  7324  Bad address mark; drive error
  7325  Bad Controller chip; seek error

  74xx  IBM PS/2 Display adapter (VGA card) errors

  85xx  IBM Expanded Memory Adapter (XMA) errors

  86xx  PS/2 Pointing device errors
  8601  PS/2 Pointing device error
  8602  PS/2 Pointing device error
  8603  PS/2 Pointing device error or System board failure

  89xx  Music feature card errors

  100xx PS/2 Multiprotocol adapter errors
  10002 PS/2 Multiprotocol adapter or serial device error
  10006 PS/2 Multiprotocol adapter or serial device error
  10007 PS/2 Multiprotocol adapter or communications cable error
  10008 PS/2 Multiprotocol adapter or serial device error
  10009 PS/2 Multiprotocol adapter or serial device error
  10012 PS/2 Multiprotocol adapter or system board error.
  10018
  10019
  10042
  10056

  104xx PS/2 ESDI Fixed disk errors
  10480 PS/2 ESDI Fixed disk 0 failure
  10481 PS/2 ESDI Fixed disk 1 failure
  10482 PS/2 ESDI Fixed disk controller failure
  10483 PS/2 ESDI Fixed disk controller failure
  10490 PS/2 ESDI Fixed disk 0 error
  10491 PS/2 ESDI Fixed disk 1 error

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Last modified on 2018-01-18 08:42:34.

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