16GB: 09/09/96-i430hx-2a59fm4ac-00

BIOS update, EIDE card, or overlay software? (FAQ Hard disk recognition)
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copppppppppp
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Hello,
It's for a pretty old PC :D that still works!!
I could get no information from MSI-Microsystem website (motherboard).
The motherboard number is PCIP54CTR4.
On the bios, i can read : PCI/PNP 586 then S/N : 051378873 V.

I don't know if the upgrade id still available, but thanks for everything.
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ajzchips
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Seems to be the MSI-5128.

http://www.msi.com.tw/program/support/b ... ME=MS-5128

Forget the "Update Date" field. They're all screwed up. Go for version 1.9, which is the latest (1997/3/24), although the update description of v1.7 is what applies to v1.9.

03/25/97-i430HX-2A59FM4AC-00
copppppppppp
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Thank you, i upgraded this morning with the one you told me, and it works great :lol:
copppppppppp
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Hi,

Just want to know what is the hard drive limit size my new bios can see. My 16 Go is ok, but what is the biggest one?

Thanks again, even if u don't know. :lol:
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According to the BIOS release date, the largest is 8GB.
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yeah, but since the whole version thingy and the release date thingy seems to be screwed up for those, who can tell what the ACTUAL release date might have been? :roll:
edwin/evasive

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System error, strike any user to continue...
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v1.9 is the latest one. 8.4GB only.

Code: Select all

AWD64GB.EXE - Award BIOS patcher for HDDs over 32GB & 64GB v0.9
Copyright (c) 2002 Rainbow Software (http://rainbow.ht.st).

Searching for Main Block...Found at 0
Searching for end of last block...Found at 95359
Decompressing Main Block...Decompressed 85726 bytes into 131072 bytes
BIOS ID string: 03/25/97-i430HX-2A59FM4AC-00
BIOS OEM string: WH79 032597
INT13h Extensions...Present: old-style
=> Code not found: BIOS does not support HDDs up to 32GB!
Patching 32GB bug failed!
Patched and tested BIOSes are at http://wims.rainbow-software.org
UniFlash - Flash anything anywhere
copppppppppp
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Hi,
I thought it was larger, because my 16 GB HD is read!
???
8O
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