Ok, I just did the mod, and it did nothing
Still Hangs. Heres what the Hitachi CDRW/DVD drive says:
HL Data Storage
CD-RW DVD DRIVE
MODEL No. GCC-4160N
DRIVE REV. A0
Hitachi-LG Data Storage, Inc. QL19751
I dont know exactly what you mean by where is the drive detected, but in location it says "Location 0(0)".
I really appreciate your help.
Also, you probably already know this, but the 108 error happens much more when the 600e is plugged in, at least for me. It also happens more when the onboard memory is enabled. Mine is enabled, and it always gives the 108 error when plugged in when booting. I am currently making some heatspreaders for the ram.[/quote]
*your gonna need to change the firmware on the drive thats compatable
to csel as per tp600 sereis requirments instead of that stupid other one that some manufactures deliberatly affix so as to monopolise on their profits.*ive got a beaut ibm rpc resett firmware for this,the source of the firmware are reliable,i am not certain if this will give the desired host bus detection but its worth a shot,the firwmware revision is ibm which is the best firwware for h+l drives as far as sheer speed is concerned . i have the 450kb file with instructions on how to flash in dos,meanwhile you'll need to have a reliable floppy drive and a bootable ms dos disc to assure good flashing,108 fsb is no drama(done many dozens of them)
i found that the 108 error was rarely if not ever seen at all with the 750 (810)cpu ,however realising that the max a stock tp600e cooler can do the job is limited to 700mghz speeds,i swaped the cpu to a 650(702)
only to see the 108 error again,now i'm pondering if it was ok with the other cpu ,how come the 650 and 600 i tried prompts 108 error when the 750 didn't?my wiring on the 750 differs to what sharedoc reccomends
maybe somehow i may have accidentaly located the resistor in a place that somehow conflicted with a registar that talks to the ibm bios,
don't ask me how?i'm no genius
maybe sharedoc could assertain my wiring locations as to the possibility
of disabling that registra.
according to the ibm handbook 108= timer bus test failure
obviously to do with the host bus timings
now we can rid of certain errors via hex edit methods
question is can we get to the bottom of this and edit the bios so as to rid
the 108 message once and for all?
*now i'm into more problems with the tp600x,apparently this beauty(650 speedstep)
conflicts with win xp pro when the battery is affixed,despite ibm implying
55 ver bios supports win xp it doesn't,not the 650 with battery affixed anyhow.then i find out inte;l didn't and wont support win xp with these cpus.this is technology B.S at its very best,no wonder the 600e
is superior to the 600x (period).besides no one has been capable to overclock a tp600x either.words of wizdom do not ditch the 600e for the
B.S techno 600x ,youll regret it (no xp with full speed)and slower ram too.
this is technology B.S.no wonder the 600e rules.[/quote]