#20666 by foaman
Sun Oct 26, 2003 11:59 pm
i couldn't find anything anywhere about my particualr bios error so im gonna post. i have a ga-7n400-L with an award bios. i tried to flash a newer bios and it never worked allways said bios type mismatch error. so i gave up. kept using comp all night and then in the moring when i went to turn it on it says....

Award BootBlock Bios v 1.0

scanning Bios image in hard drive ...

Unknown Flash Memory!
Cannot find bios image in hard drive or diskette!

then nothing...

i have made a boot disk(using dr. dos is that o.k.?) with the awdflash and the correct bios file. and an autoexec.bat but it appears to me that it isnt even attempting to initailize the floppy. when i turn the comp on the cdrom light comes on and blinks but not the floppy. after the above error comes keyboard still dont work have to press reset to reboot.

a few details...
1. my autoexec.bat and bios file have the .f6m ext thats the way i downloaded them from giga-byte. would it do anything to change them to .bin...???
2. i only tried awdflash would uniflash be the way to go.
3. i've seen so many autoexec wit hdifferent switches which are the best ones to use.