SummaryHow to proceed when a device won't boot and says "E171F PCIe fatal error on Bus" on the LCD display
OverviewIn rare cases, an Exinda appliance may not boot and will show the following error "E171F PCIe fatal error on Bus", followed by a number, on the LCD display. This will only be relevant to Exinda appliances using Dell hardware with LCD displayed.
CauseThe system BIOS has reported a PCIe fatal error on a component that resides in PCI configuration space on the bus specified by the LCD display.
ResolutionThe first thing to do would be to reseat the PCIe cards inside of the Exinda. Please make sure that all power cables are removed from the device, and hold down the power button for about 30 seconds to drain any remaining power. Then, open up the device and reseat any PCIe cards installed.
After performing the steps above, if the device is still showing the same issue, please open up a support case for further assistance.