VGA Error Code from DECpc AXP 150 (Jensen)

Adrian Graham witchy at
Sun May 22 06:15:41 CDT 2016

On 22/05/2016 11:51, "Robert Jarratt" <robert.jarratt at> wrote:

>> I can't remember what VGA card was in a Jensen, Compaq Qvision?
> Yes, that is correct.

EISA card, yay.

> Already tried it from the AlphaBIOS and I get the same error. The VGA output
> varies from all grey, to black and white vertical stripes, to a screen full
> of "@" symbols.

Aaaand unless you've got the ECU diskette and a working floppy drive you
can't just move the card to a different EISA slot. Have you checked all the
caps on the motherboard? If slot power is reduced you might get those

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