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Okay, not really a Red Alert, just a BIG PITA!

I have this Mobo: AsusP5K-VM
  • It has never worked.
  • I purchased it new at the local PC Club (5 months ago).
  • All hardware that is currently connected to it has been tested and functions on other systems and testbeds.
  • The Chassis Intrusion jumper is on the correct set of pins, and continuity is confirmed.
  • I have cleared CMOS over-night (on several occasions).
  • I can access the BIOS only once, everytime I clear the CMOS. Upon exit I get the "Chassis Intrusion Alert, System Halted, blah, blah, blah)". And the same message each subsequent time I power on until I reset the CMOS.
  • The BIOS seems to have no setting to disable or bypass the Chassis Intrusion.

Can anyone help me get this little mobo running?

Thanks in advance for you time and help.

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Reflash?
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Thanks for the input max302.

Sorry, I forgot to mention that I did re-flash the BIOS
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post #4 of 9
If you successfully reflashed, then it's hardware for sure. Maybe something bridging the chassis intrusion pins on the back side of the board?

Really, if all the jumpers are correct and bios is flashed ok, I'm stumped. Faulty CMOS? I think you can order those directly from Asus for cheap, it might settle your problem.
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Yeah... I'm

All individual hardware components function together, separately, and in various combinations on other testbeds.

My understanding is that the Chassis Intrusion is purely a physical connection, not a logical one... is that true?
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That is seriously weird... Sounds like a hard flaw (as in electrical short) compared to a BIOS setting
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Originally Posted by Syrillian View Post
Yeah... I'm

All individual hardware components function together, separately, and in various combinations on other testbeds.

My understanding is that the Chassis Intrusion is purely a physical connection, not a logical one... is that true?
yes
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post #8 of 9
I hear that board is very picky with the ram you choose. Have you checked the Asus website for certain compatibilities?
post #9 of 9
There has to be a setting for chassis intrusion on the ASUS BIOS. Try looking in every sub-menu, there should be one. If you already checked every crack and corner of settings then it has to be hardware!

you could always expirement with the jumper - maybe its reading it spɹɐʍʞɔɐq?
    
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