I’m not even sure this warrants a blog post. The only thing that was wrong with it was a loose ribbon cable connecting one of the two analog boards to the logic board.
Symptoms: LED and backlights power on, but no logo, no menu. If you connect a VGA cable, the monitor is identified correctly and can be enabled, but no picture.
So… just in case anyone needs board pictures, here they are:
Yay, 1024×768. It was an upgrade from 800×600 back when I got it…