160GB: 02/26/99-i440BX-W83977-2A69KTG9C

BIOS update, EIDE card, or overlay software? (FAQ Hard disk recognition)
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Just got a new WD hard drive 160GB. Every time I plug in the new hard drive, the BIOS can't detect any hard drive at all, changed Jumpster around , ..still not recognize anything. Everything work wondefully with the new hard drive removed. What has happened ? Is my new hard drive failed already ?

BIOS Type : Award Modular BIOS V4.51DG
Date : 02/26/99
ID : 02/26/99-i440BX-W83977-2A69KTG9C-00
OEM : TRM-P6B40-A4x-V1.07
Chipset : Intel 440BX/ZX rev 3
Last edited by ndl on Tue Jan 27, 2004 3:25 pm, edited 1 time in total.
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You're going to need an add-on EIDE controller.
Flash your BIOS at your own risk.
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There is a later BIOS (1.10) but not new enough to help, I think.
ftp://ftp.tekram.com.tw/Mainboard/Intel ... 4XV110.ZIP
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We already have the 1.10 patched for 128GB HDD
http://wims.rainbow-software.org/index. ... &count=100

At least the HDD should be detected now with 128GB

Tekram has a newer 1.11 Beta but with HDD support only up to 64GB
http://www.tekram.de/sections.php?op=vi ... e&artid=72
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