40GB: ADE Model SD-P5VD

BIOS update, EIDE card, or overlay software? (FAQ Hard disk recognition)
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Tweety69
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Hiya guys .... ive just bought a 60 Gig Maxtor Hard disc. i have an old computer , bout 6yrs. The guy told me that it might not recongnise the full 60 Gig , so i was thinking yeah bout 40 Gig .... thats ok .... i installed it and to my surprise i can only get it to read a HUGE 8 Gig .... My motherboards name is a .... ADE Model SD-P5VD .... i cannot find any bios update thingys ..... ( if that will fix the problem ) ..... Please help if not with the update .... Will it fix it if i eventually find it ????
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SD-P5VD = SP-586VD. What's your BIOS ID string?
There's a BETA BIOS:
09/30/97-i430VX-2A59GSMEC-00
(2a59gsme) EVALUATION ROM - NOT FOR SALE

Maybe it matches your ID string. If it works with HDDs over 8.4GB, it should be patchable to support up to 128GB.
Patched and tested BIOSes are at http://wims.rainbow-software.org
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edwin
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that beta can be patched.
edwin/evasive

Do not assume anything

System error, strike any user to continue...
Tweety69
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what is a Bios Id String ... sorry all new to me ??
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From Rainbow's BIOS example:
BIOS ID string: 09/30/97-i430VX-2A59GSMEC-00
BIOS message: (2a59gsme) EVALUATION ROM - NOT FOR SALE
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