BIOS Support for 40GB Drive

BIOS update, EIDE card, or overlay software? (FAQ Hard disk recognition)
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Mike_piscitello
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I have an older machine with an Intel Advanced/EV Motherboard and 1.00.04.CB0 AMI Bios. I'm trying to find out if I need to upgrade the bios to 1.00.06.CB0 to support adding a 40GB hard drive. Can anyone help?
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This bios was done about 8/2000 and I woudl suspect that it does not support 40 gig or greater. SO, use 32 gig, EIDE addit card, or drive overlay sw.
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Flash your BIOS at your own risk.
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Intel has got a table for that now:
http://support.intel.com/support/mother ... d_size.htm

As you can see I was right back then.
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