80GB: Acorp 5TX32 i430TX-2A59ISM9C-00

BIOS update, EIDE card, or overlay software? (FAQ Hard disk recognition)
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novak747
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Hello,

i'm looking for BIOS for MB Acorp 5TX32 with Award BIOS
(BIOS ID: i430TX-2A59ISM9C-00)

with support for 80GB IDE disc.

I can give you a copy of my BIOS for patch.

Thanx
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Post FULL BIOS ID including the date!
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Here is full BIOS ID: 07/21/97-i430TX-2A59ISM9C-00

Other info...
BIOS Date: 07/21/97
BIOS Type: Award Modular BIOS v4.51PG
OEM Sign-On: ACORP-5TX32 Ver.C 08/07/1997
Chipset: Intel Triton 430TX rev 1
Superio: Winbond 977F/AF rev 0 found at port 3F0h
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The latest BIOS from Acorp is older than your:
07/04/97-i430TX-2A59ISM9C-00
ACORP-5TX32 VER.B 07/08/1997

According to "2A59ISM9C", it's SanLi/SuperPower SP-586TX board. The latest BIOS for this board is:
02/06/98-i430TX-2A59ISM9C-00
586TX VER:C.1 02/06/98

There's even a newer BETA BIOS available:
07/28/1998-i430TX-2A59ISM9C-00
(2a59ism9) EVALUATION ROM - NOT FOR SALE
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I've got your beta as a released version:

586tx-c2.bin
07/28/1998-i430TX-2A59ISM9C-00
586TX VER:C.2
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Nice to see that it was released :)
Send it patched to novak747 - that would be the best solution.
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novak747
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Please, send the C.2 version of bios zipped to my e-mail, i will try it.

Thanks in advance
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Patched bios sent. Please report the results.
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novak747
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Thanx a lot :) . I'll try it and report the results.
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The patched BIOS works. 80GB HDD is detected by setup and can be used without any problems. Identification of the MB has changed from ACORP-5TX32 to 586TX (and Win98 complained of "new" hardware), but everything looks OK.
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Thanks for reporting. What brand/model disk did you use?
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Western Digital CaviarXL 80GB WD800JB,8MB,7200rpm,ATA/100
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